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

L. Q. C. Lamar House

 
 
L. Q. C. Lamar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. L. Q. C. Lamar House Marker
Inscription. Home of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar from 1868 to 1888. Lamar was an educator at the University of Mississippi; a colonel, 19th Miss. Inf., CSA; a U.S. congressman; senator; Secretary of the Interior; and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. This property was designated a National Historic Landmark on May 15, 1975.
 
Erected 1989 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Placed by the Oxford Rotary, 1989.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 22.282′ N, 89° 30.961′ W. Marker is in Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on North 14th Street north of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 616 North 14th Street, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Faulkner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oxford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette County Courthouse
L. Q. C. Lamar House & Museum. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. L. Q. C. Lamar House & Museum.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lafayette County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Burns "Belfry" Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
More about this marker. Lower plaque reads: Placed by Oxford Rotary 1989
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the L.Q.C. Lamar House. (Submitted on April 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
L. Q. C. Lamar House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. L. Q. C. Lamar House
Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain PD-US
4. Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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