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West Point in Clay County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Waverley

 
 
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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Holmes College (approx. half a mile away); West Point (approx. 0.7 miles away); Howlin' Wolf (approx. 0.7 miles away); Clay County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Prehistoric Indian Burial Mound (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chickasaw Burial Ground (approx. 2.4 miles away); Indian Camp Ground (approx. 2 miles away); Payne Field Site (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Waverley Marker at intersection of MS-50 and U.S. 45 Alt image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
2. Waverley Marker at intersection of MS-50 and U.S. 45 Alt
View east on Main Street in direction of plantation. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
3. View east on Main Street in direction of plantation.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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