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Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

S.D. Lee Home

 
 
S.D. Lee Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, August 13, 2007
1. S.D. Lee Home Marker
Inscription.  Home of Lt. Gen., C.S.A.; legislator; first president Miss A. & M. College; member Constitutional Convention of 1890; one of organizers of Vicksburg Military Park; Commander United Confederate Veterans; military historian.
 
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 33° 29.899′ N, 88° 25.567′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is on 7th Street North north of 3rd Avenue North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 7th Street North, Columbus MS 39705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Columbus (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walter "Red" Barber (about 700 feet away); Franklin Academy (about 800 feet away); First Christian Church
S.D. Lee Home image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, November 12, 2007
2. S.D. Lee Home
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(about 800 feet away); James T. Harrison Home (about 800 feet away); Friendship Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joshua Lawrence Meador (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .  S.D. Lee. Lee, a distant relative of General Robert E. Lee, was active in both the Eastern and Western theaters of war. (Submitted on June 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Stephen Dill Lee Home
 
S.D. Lee Home Bust image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, May 28, 2007
3. S.D. Lee Home Bust
Stephen Dill Lee is buried in Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Mississippi. The bust in in the cemetery at his grave site.
Stephen Dill Lee image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness
4. Stephen Dill Lee
Stephen Dill Lee was the first president of Mississippi State University. He also organized the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which is still in existence to this day.
Stephen Dill Lee Home Museum image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, November 12, 2007
5. Stephen Dill Lee Home Museum
The Stephen Dill Lee home is also a museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,832 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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