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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI6_pioneer-homesite_Bogue-Chitto-MS.html
Pioneer Homesite. Robert "Bob" Price Born 1777 S.C Died 13 Jan 1862Mary Moak Price Born ca 1784 S.C Died aft. 1850 Robert Price 1815 Land Patent 8243 Pike Co., MS Children: Only Two Known Sons James Price 1806 SC - 1883 MS Married 1827 Mary Bloun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2BFV_bankhead-highway_Tremont-MS.html
The Bankhead Highway, established in 1916, was the first all-weather, transcontinental highway in the United States. It spanned some 3,600 miles. In Mississippi, the northern route roughly follows Highway 178 and the southern route, US Highway 278…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B6W_wises-gap-1816_Amory-MS.html
The first community in N. Miss., begun here by John Wise in 1816, had stores, a cemetery, a camp ground, a church called "Uncle Jimmy Wise's Meetinghouse," a blacksmith shop in which future Gov. Tucker worked.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B5S_the-birthplace-east-tupelo-1935-1948_Tupelo-MS.html
The Birthplace The Elvis Presley Birthplace Park was begun with proceeds Elvis donated from his 1957 concert at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair. Unchanged since it was built in the 1930's, the two-room birthplace sat unoccupied and in poor repair. A…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B5J_union-church_Plantersville-MS.html
The Union Church was established in the late 1840s in the small settlement of the same name, in what was then Itawamba County. The community of Union was first settled in the mid 1840s. Having once shared a building with another local congregation…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B5I_first-presbyterian-church-usa_Tupelo-MS.html
First Presbyterian Church of Tupelo was founded in 1867 with twenty-five charter members and has worshipped at this site since 1905. After a tornado destroyed the church building in 1936, it was rebuilt using native sandstone and dedicated in 1938…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B4F_felder-campground_Summit-MS.html
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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B4B_in-memory-of-the-brave-marines-and-navy-corpsmen_Itta-Bena-MS.html
Who lost their lives in the crash of a KC-130T, "Yanky72" Side A On July 10, 2017, at 2141 Zulu (3:41 PM local), a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T flying at 20,000 ft. suffered a catastrophic inflight breakup. The aircraft disappeared from radar at …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B49_greenville-cypress-preserve_Greenville-MS.html
This 16-acre cypress brake is an early example of a local civic group's effort to preserve Mississippi's natural resources. This unique urban forest was purchased in 1940 by the Greenville Garden Club, the oldest garden club in the state, to prese…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2B48_pioneer-homesite_Bogue-Chitto-MS.html
William PriceBorn ca 1770 S.C Died June 1837Elizabeth Moak PriceBorn ca 1780 S.C Died July 1837Their ChildrenSusan 1800 1885 Martha 1802-1893 Henry M 1804-1880 William A 1805-1857 Esther 1807-1832 Lenorah 1809 Mary 1814 1831 Nathan E 1815-1864 …
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