“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
West Point in Clay County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Waverley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. Waverley Marker
Inscription. E. 10 mi. Plantation home built c. 1852 by Geo. H. Young. Octagonal cupola. Gen. N.B. Forrest visited here during the Civil War. National Fox Hunters Assn. organized here.
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 36.419′ N, 88° 39.527′ W. Marker is in West Point, Mississippi, in Clay County. Marker is on State Highway 45, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point MS 39773, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Point (approx. 0.7 miles away); Howlin' Wolf (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Lenoir Plantation (approx. 10.2 miles away); Henry Armstrong (approx. 13 miles away); Nash Street Historic District (approx. 13 miles away); Gulf Ordnance Plant (approx. 13.1 miles away); The Borden Milk Plant (approx. 13.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
Categories. Antebellum South, US
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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