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

Rosemont

 
 
Rosemont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
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); Hillside (approx. 1.4 miles away); Van Eaton House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oaklawn
Rosemont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, August 4, 2016
2. Rosemont Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Carnot Posey Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Holly Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
Rosemont Front Gate Entrance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, 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 June 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2016. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2016, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Nov. 29, 2022