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Ocean Springs in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center

 
 
Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, December 21, 2009
1. Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center Marker
Inscription. Built in 1927 as the Ocean Springs Public School. Designed by William Nolan, the building includes panels painted by artist Walter Anderson. In 1998, the building was renamed for Mary C. O'Keefe (1893-1980), first female school superintendent in Mississippi (1929-1945).
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 24.812′ N, 88° 49.239′ W. Marker is in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Government Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs MS 39564, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ocean Springs World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Marble Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Point Cadet (approx. 2.6 miles away); Coast Guard Station Barracks (approx. 2.6 miles away); Slavic Benevolent Association (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tullis-Toledano House
Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, December 21, 2009
2. Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center Marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Deer Island Coastal Preserve (approx. 3.3 miles away); Biloxi's Famous Schooner Races (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ocean Springs.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationGovernmentNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, December 21, 2009
3. Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center
Also on the grounds is another marker that has been submitted separately.
Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center looking SW image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, December 21, 2009
4. Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center looking SW
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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