Confederate Decoration Day

Confederate Decoration Day (HM5E5)

Location: Columbus, MS 39701 Lowndes County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 29.56', W 88° 25.816'

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Began here, April 25, 1866, with first annual placing of flowers on graves of Blue and Gray. Idea originated at meeting in Twelve Gables home of Miss Matt Morton.
HM NumberHM5E5
Year Placed1957
Placed ByMississippi Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 3:28am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 367132 N 3706821
Decimal Degrees33.49266667, -88.43026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.56', W 88° 25.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 33.60" N, 88° 25' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 270-420 S 3rd St, Columbus MS 39701, US
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