Decatur in Newton County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 32° 26.33′ N, 89° 6.497′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on West Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur MS 39327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sherman at Decatur (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 8.8 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. 2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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