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Historical markers, plaques, and monuments located in the state of Mississippi.
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Mississippi Historical MarkersFort Pemberton

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Site of hastily-built Confederate fort to protect water route to Vicksburg via the Yazoo River; the captured U.S. Steamer "Star of the West" was scuttled here to block Grant's initial amphibious campaign on Vicksburg in early 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHubert Sumlin - Greenwood

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A Part of the MS Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGreenwood

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Greenwood - founded by John Williams as Williams Landing. 1834. Charter as Greenwood. 1844. Since 1917 has been the world's largest long staple cotton market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersItta Bena ("Home in the Woods") - Itta Bena, MS

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The town's name is derived from the Choctaw phrase iti bina, meaning "forest camp". The marker is located at the intersection of Schley Street (Mississippi Route 7) and Humphreys Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersPoint Leflore

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Point Leflore - N.E. 2 mi. at junction of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha Rivers is site of extinct town founded in 1830's by Greenwood Leflore. Achieved great prosperity in era before Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersWGRM Radio Studio - Greenwood

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A Part of the MS Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersFirst United Methodist Church - Greenwood

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Built 1898-99, in spite of a yellow fever quarantine which hampered construction. J.H. Mitchell was its first pastor. 1500 people attended the 1899 North Miss. Conference to hear Bishop Warren Candler speak.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersOld Greenwood Cemetary

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Burial spot of veterans of four wars. Among 40 Confederates was Lt. Azro A. Stoddard, who carried out orders to scuttle 'Star of the West,' thus preventing federal use of Yazoo River route to Vicksburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersElks Hart Lodge No. 640 - Greenwood

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Part of the MS Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJohnny Russell - Mississippi Country Music Trail - Moorhead, MS

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The Country Music Trail describe the giants of country music & the places that cradled their creativity. The marker is located at the intersection of West Delta Ave. & Washington St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersWhere the Southern Crosses the Yellow Dog

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The junction of the Southern Railroad and the Yazoo Delta Railroad (the "Yellow Dog") was established in 1897. The crossing gained national fame in 1914 with W.C. Handy's seminal blues song "The Yellow Dog Rag."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersWayne and Minnie Cox Park - Indianola, MS

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Marker notes former house location of nation's first African-American postmaster. The marker is on Faisonia Ave, just south of W. Baker St inside the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersAlbert King - Indianola, MS

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Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail, this marker is located at the intersection of Front Avenue and Second Street and notes the musical life of guitarman Albert King, half-brother of B.B. King.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersRiley B. King - Indianola

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Part of the MS Blues Trail (listed as an early 2004 prototype marker with MS Delta Blues Trail across the face)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/14/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersChurch Street, Indianola

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Part of the MS Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/14/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersClub Ebony - Indianola

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Part of the MS Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Truly Jones

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/7/2009

last visited: 9/14/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersIrene Magruder - Indianola, MS

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Marker is at the intersection of Front Street Extension and Byas Street and notes the home opened to Civil Rights workers and its subsequent firebombing in 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHolly Springs - Holly Springs, MS

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Historical marker located in the courthouse square in Holly Springs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: 2/25/2012

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHill Country Blues - Holly Springs, MS

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A historical marker honoring 2 local hills country musicians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/23/2010

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGiles Penny Savers Store - Indianola, MS

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Marker located at the intersection of Church Street and Coates Street notes one of the many places in Indianola that were firebombed in 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersFreedom School Bombing - Indianola, MS

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Located on Jefferson St near the Community Garden, this was the site of a school that was destroyed by arson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/20/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersInverness (“Green Pastures”) - Inverness, MS

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Organized as a village in 1904 and named by the McInnis family after their home land of Inverness, Scotland. The marker is at the intersection of Third Street and West Grand Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersLittle Milton - Inverness, MS

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Little Milton Campbell Marker - Part of the Mississippi Blues Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lakeside904

location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersDeer Creek

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A magnolia marker located along HWY 82 in Leland, MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member iJEEP

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/16/2010

last visited: 8/4/2017

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Mississippi Historical MarkersSacred Heart Roman Catholic Church - Greenville, Mississippi

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Historical marker commemorating an early Catholic Church and seminary in Greenville, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: never

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