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Tremont in Itawamba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Oakland Normal Institute

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 7, 2010
1. Oakland Normal Institute Marker
Inscription. W. 1 mi. Here, 1887~1904, G.A. & J. T. Holley bridged gap between rural schools and colleges for many who distinguished themselves in law, education, & business.
 
Erected 1955 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.501′ N, 88° 16.656′ W. Marker is in Tremont, Mississippi, in Itawamba County. Marker is on State Highway 178 just from Patton Flat Oakland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tremont MS 38876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tammy Wynette (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Cedars (approx. 7.6 miles away); Aeolian Grove (approx. 7.6 miles away); Early Church Site (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fulton Grammar School (approx. 7.8 miles away); Jimmie Lunceford (approx. 7.8 miles away); Fulton (approx. 7.8 miles away); Itawamba Community College (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Mississippi Back Roads: Notes on Literature and History By Elmo Howell. "Tremont Oakland Normal Institute" An Old Idea of Education (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Itwamba History Review. Itwamba County Mississippi Oakland Historical Marker (Submitted on April 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Oakland Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 7, 2010
2. Oakland Normal Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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