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Utica in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Utica

 
 
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By Cleo Robertson, January 10, 2015
1. Utica Marker
Inscription. Incorporated March 5, 1880, and named for the native city of Ozias Osborn, an early settler from New York. Utica is noted for the great number of its citizens who have become educators of the deaf.
 
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 6.716′ N, 90° 36.421′ W. Marker is in Utica, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 27 and State Highway 18, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 27. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20695 MS Hwy 27, Utica MS 39175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Auburn (approx. 5.6 miles away); Final Plans at Cayuga (approx. 6 miles away); North to the Railroads (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lower Choctaw Boundary (approx. 7.3 miles away); Historic Crossroads (approx. 8 miles away); Change of Plans (approx. 9.1 miles away); Deans Stand (approx. 9.3 miles away); Concentration of Troops (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Utica.
 
Also see . . .
Utica & Educators of the Deaf Markers image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 10, 2015
2. Utica & Educators of the Deaf Markers

1. Wikipedia: Utica, Mississippi. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. WeatherBase: Utica, Mississippi. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. ePodunk: Profile for Utica, Mississippi, MS. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. Genealogy Trails: History of Utica. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. Internet Archive: History of Hinds County, Mississippi, 1821-1922. Full text of book (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

6. Osborne Origins: Census Records. Listing of Ozias Osborn in 1800, 1820 & 1830 U.S. Census rolls in New York state. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

7. Rootsweb: MSHINDS-L Archives (My Usher -Watkins Line). Information on Ozias Osborn, Cayuga postmaster (circa 1837). (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

8. World of Decay: Abandoned Utica High School, Utica, Mississippi. Blog article and photos, May 24, 2013. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

9. World of Decay: Abandoned Hinds County School, Utica, Mississippi. (Submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Educators of the Deaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 10, 2015
3. Educators of the Deaf Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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