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

Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery

 
 
Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Buried here between 1837 and 1865 are early settlers of Lafayette Co. Among these is the grave of John J. Craig, purchaser of the Indian lands that are now Lafayette Co. and donor of the site of Oxford.
 
Erected 1980 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° 20.198′ N, 89° 33.151′ W. Marker is near Oxford, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on Old Taylor Road (County Road 303) south of County Route 3062, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Taylor Road, Oxford MS 38655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil Rights Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Lyceum (approx. 2.2 miles away); University of Mississippi (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rowan Oak (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jacob Thompson's "Home Place" (approx. 2.2 miles away); To Our Confederate Dead (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lyceum — The Circle Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ventress Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Graves of John Johnston Craig and his wife Sarah G. Craig (nee Isom) near marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
2. Graves of John Johnston Craig and his wife Sarah G. Craig (nee Isom) near marker.
Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery
Area view of Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery Marker and cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
4. Area view of Buckner-Craig-Isom Cemetery Marker and cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 150 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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