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Fair Oak Springs consolidated
school opened on this site in
1927. The campus consisted ot
a school building, gymnasium
and teacher''s home. The school
offered an education for the
children of the Fair River, Oak Grove and
Big Springs commu…
East Lincoln High School was the
first consolidated high school in
Lincoln County. Constructed
on this site in 1923, the campus
included a school building, a
shop and vocational building,
lunchroom, teacher''s housing
Est. 1880 as one-room, one-
teacher school. In 1920 consol.
several community schools &
became accredited high school.
Closed in 1959, students
transferred to other schools.
Presented by Heucks Alumni, 1984.
In 1921 the Confederate Grove, Garner,
Clear Branch, and Mt. Zion community
schools consolidated to create the Now
Sight School, once located on this site.
Established under the Smith-Hughes
Act of 1917, designed to promote
Built in the early 1920's, this trough sits in its original location, a relic of a period long passed. Travel from town to town was primarily done by mule pulled wagons. The area was plentiful with corn and cotton making such trade activity among …
The city of Boookhaven was first settled here in 1824 by James H. Bull. In 1833 Bull sold 160 acres of land to Samuel Jayne and William Ray Jayne, who established a grist mill operation near the Bouge Chitto River. In 1857 the New Orleans, Jackson…
Built in 1896, this Moorish Revival-style structure served the Jewish communities of Brookhaven, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst and Wesson until 2009. At that time, the Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society began to use the building as a…
In 1899, the Pearl River Lumber Company established the mill town of Pearlhaven. Pealrhaven was incorporated in 1901 with 310 residents, who elected a mayor, board of aldermen, and marshal the same year. The town included a hotel, three churches a…
Side ALittle Brother Montgomery (1906-1985), a major presence on south Mississippi's blues and jazz scene during much of the pre-World War II era, was famed for his trembling vocals and masterful piano playing. The Montgomery family, including his…
Constructed in 1931 by James J. Carruth and his wife, the two-story stucco Coffee Pot Inn was Brookhavens's first drive-in restaurant. The building also served as the Carruth family home and as a Greyhound bus stop in 1933. In 1936, Eddie Hinnant …