Myrtle (HM26R4)

Location: Myrtle, MS 38650 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 33.511', W 89° 6.932'

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Established as Candy Hill in 1857, the town's name was changed after the Civil War when it applied for a postal stop. The town moved in 1886 when the construction of the Kansas City, Memphis, and Birmingham Railroad bypassed the original settlement by two miles.
HM NumberHM26R4
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 305907 N 3826119
Decimal Degrees34.55851667, -89.11553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.511', W 89° 6.932'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 30.66" N, 89° 6' 55.92" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1028-1036 Church St, Myrtle MS 38650, US
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