Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 22.127′ N, 89° 31.089′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is at the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Jefferson Avenue on North Lamar Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 North Lamar Boulevard, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oxford (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (about 800 feet away); Lafayette County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); L. Q. C. Lamar House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign Burns "Belfry" Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Faulkner (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Regarding Oxford Cemetery. The Oxford Memorial Cemetery is also known as Saint Peters Cemetery. Sarah McG. Isom is Sarah McGehee Isom. Also buried in the cemetery is William Faulkner, author and Nobel Prize laureate who died after this marker was created.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.