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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 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 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 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 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 MarkersWaverly - West Point, MS

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The Waverly marker points the way to an antebellum plantatiion home outside of West Point, Ms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Cordova Dave

location: Mississippi

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 4/7/2014

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Mississippi Historical MarkersTemple Theater - Meridian, MS

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The Temple Theater was built by the Hamasa Shrine of Meridian, MS between 1923-27 and opened on May 21, 1928. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 18, 1979.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Cordova Dave

location: Mississippi

date approved: 6/20/2009

last visited: 7/25/2017

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Mississippi Historical MarkersOld West Florida

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Old West Florida

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/18/2009

last visited: 11/18/2016

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJean-Baptiste Baudreau dit Graveline

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This Mississippi Dept of Archives sign is in a Rest Area on Hwy 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/18/2009

last visited: 7/23/2018

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Mississippi Historical MarkersConfederate Burial Ground

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Confederate Burial Ground - Jackson MS Located in Greenwood Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 8/25/2019

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGreenwood Cemetery - Jackson MS

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Greenwood Cemetery - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 9/1/2019

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Mississippi Historical MarkersKate McWillie Powers Memorial - Jackson MS

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Kate McWillie Powers Memorial - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Mississippi Historical MarkersMillsaps College - Jackson MS

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Millsaps College - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 11/4/2016

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Smith Park - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 8/25/2019

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGalloway Memorial United Methodist Church - Jackson MS

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Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 8/25/2019

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Mississippi Historical MarkersFirst Presbyterian Church - Jackson MS

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First Presbyterian Church - Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 8/25/2019

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Mississippi Historical MarkersDepot Historic District - Meridian, MS

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A marker in Meridian, which is in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer

location: Mississippi

date approved: 10/26/2008

last visited: 2/25/2018

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBattle Of Iuka

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An easy to find sign just off of Route 72A; Marks the site of a Civil War battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scrawlinn

location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/15/2008

last visited: 8/3/2017

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Mississippi Historical MarkersZion Baptist Church

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An old church in rural eastern Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Mississippi

date approved: 4/21/2008

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBell Indian Mission - US 278, Amory, MS.

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Bell Indian Mission historic marker located on US 278, west of Amory, MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 12/14/2016

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBienville’s Fort - US 278, Amory, MS

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Bienville’s Fort historic marker located on US 278, west of Amory, MS

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 4/9/2017

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Mississippi Historical MarkersCotton Gin Port - US 278, Amory, MS

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Cotton Gin Port historic marker located on US 278, west of Amory, MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 4/9/2017

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Mississippi Historical MarkersJohn E. Rankin - W. Main ST, Tupelo, MS.

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John E. Rankin historic marker located on West Main Street between South Madison and South Church street, Tupelo, MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 10/21/2015

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Mississippi Historical MarkersConfederate Cemetery - Okolona, MS

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Confederate Cemetery historic marker located in the Confederate Cemetery on South Church Street (US 45) in Okolona, MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 3/23/2008

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Mississippi Historical MarkersOkolona in the Civil War - Okolona, MS

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Okolona in the Civil War historic marker located on W main Street at N Gatlin St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Mississippi

date approved: 3/26/2008

last visited: 3/23/2008

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