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Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Waverley

 
 
Waverly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, August 23, 2007
1. Waverly Marker
Inscription. W. 5 mi. Built 1852 by Col. Geo. Young, who used own plant for gas lighting. In Civil War housed refugee girls from Memphis & New Orleans. Site of organization of National Fox Hunters Association.
 
Erected 1965 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 33.866′ N, 88° 26.015′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 45 and State Highway 373 on State Highway 45. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Waverley (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Armstrong (approx. 3 miles away); Military Road (approx. 4.1 miles away); Joshua Lawrence Meador (approx. 4.4 miles away); S.D. Lee Home (approx. 4.5 miles away); James T. Harrison Home (approx. 4.5 miles away); Walter "Red" Barber (approx. 4.6 miles away); Franklin Academy (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, US
 
Waverly Gate image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, February 21, 2010
2. Waverly Gate
Waverly Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, February 21, 2010
3. Waverly Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,256 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi.   2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2010, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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