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Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Faulkner

 
 
William Faulkner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. William Faulkner Marker
Inscription. The creator of Yoknapatawpha County, whose stories about his people won him the Nobel Prize, is buried twenty steps east of this marker.
 
Erected 1990 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° 22.218′ N, 89° 30.798′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on North 16th Street 0.2 miles north of Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 431 North 16th Street, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L. Q. C. Lamar House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oxford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burns "Belfry" Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on William Faulkner.
Grave of William Faulkner and his wife, in Oxford Memorial Cemetery, with marker in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. Grave of William Faulkner and his wife, in Oxford Memorial Cemetery, with marker in background.
Tour bus just happened by at time of photograph.
(Submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
William Cuthbert Faulkner image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, 1954
3. William Cuthbert Faulkner
Library of Congress-DIG-ppmsca-10445 - Carl Van Vechten Collection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 139 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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