“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Rosemont Marker image. Click for full size.
August 4, 2016
1. Rosemont Marker
Inscription.  Jefferson Davis' boyhood home. Built 1810, by father, Samuel Davis. First schooling in log cabin here. Jane Cook Davis, his mother, died here in 1845 and is buried here with others of family.
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 5.682′ N, 91° 16.497′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on State Highway 24 0.2 miles east of Flowers Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Feliciana Railroad (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Little House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Van Eaton House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Carnot Posey Home (approx. 1.4 miles
Rosemont Marker image. Click for full size.
August 4, 2016
2. Rosemont Marker
away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Woodville Republican (approx. 1˝ miles away); D'Aquila Service Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cohen House (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
Also see . . .  Rosemont Plantation. (Submitted on August 8, 2016.)
Rosemont Front Gate Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
August 4, 2016
3. Rosemont Front Gate Entrance Marker
This laminated information sheet is mounted on front gate post entering Rosemont Plantation.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2016. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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