Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Burns “Belfry” Church
Erected 2000 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° 22.04′ N, 89° 31.364′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on East Jackson Avenue (Mississippi Route 314) east of Martin Luther King Jr Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 710 Jackson Avenue East, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Freedmen Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Lafayette County Confederate Monument Oxford (approx. ¼ mile away); Oxford Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Oxford-University Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
Also see . . . The Story of Burns Belfry. (Submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.