University in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Old Chapel
Erected 2011 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 21.942′ N, 89° 32.062′ W. Marker is in University, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on University Circle 0.2 miles west of Grove Loop, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: University Circle, University MS 38677, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lyceum — The Circle Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); To Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Ventress Hall (within The Lyceum (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnard Observatory (about 500 feet away); Society Of Professional Journalists Historic Site in Journalism (about 600 feet away); Documenting the Blues (about 600 feet away); University of Mississippi (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University.
More about this marker. The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) adjoins the City of Oxford.
Regarding The Old Chapel. The Old Chapel served as the place of formal worship and ceremonial assembly for nearly 75 years. This Georgian-style building once housed the director of religious life, the foreign student adviser, and student organization offices. It was completely renovated in 1999 and now serves the Croft Institute for International Studies.
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Education • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.