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Established in 1843 by eight founders at
Gatlin's Camp Ground on the Bogue Chitto
River, Felder Campground is among the
oldest religious camp meeting sites in the
United States. Also known as Otapasso
or Topisaw, the camp meeting is named for…
Home 3/4 mi. S.E. A doctor, he
was organizer, from 1861 to
1863, of the Quitman Guards,
Company K, 38th Regiment,
at Holmesville, and the
Brent Rifles, at Summit.
On the morning of April 30, 1963, Union Col. B.H. Grierson led the 6th and 7th Illinois Cavalry south on the New Orleans, Jackson and Greta Northern Railroad, burning the Bogue Chitto depot and a number of bridges, trestles, water towers, twenty-f…
Here, in 1868, with aid of Peabody Fund, was set up Peabody Public School, first in South Mississippi, with Charles H. Otken as Supt. This school became a noted institution of learning.