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Holly Springs in Marshall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Airliewood

 
 
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By Phillip Knecht, July 1, 2015
1. Airliewood Marker
Inscription.  Airliewood, built in 1858 for William H. Coxe on a fifteen acre estate, is a gothic style villa. The massive iron gate and fence are attributed to Wood & Perot of Boston. At the invitation of Coxe, the house was used by Major General U.S. Grant as his headquarters and family residence during the winter of 1862-1863.
 
Erected 2006 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 34° 46.311′ N, 89° 26.337′ W. Marker is in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in Marshall County. Marker is on Salem Avenue (State Highway 4) east of West Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holly Springs MS 38635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherwood Bonner (McDowell) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walthall Home
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By Phillip Knecht, February 26, 2015
2. Airliewood Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Ida B. Wells (approx. half a mile away); COFO & Rust College Civil Rights Monument (approx. half a mile away); Rust College (approx. half a mile away); General Order #11 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ida B. Wells-Barnett (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holly Springs.
 
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By Phillip Knecht, March 30, 2015
3. Airliewood
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2015, by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2015, by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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