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Henry Cemetery

 
 
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Henry Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1879 by the Milton B. Henry family on land sold by the Chickasaws to the U.S. government in 1832. Henry purchased 160 acres in 1856. Robert Henry Young, an infant grandson of M.B. Henry, was the first person buried here. The Henry Cemetery was incorporated on September 4, 1906.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 57.127′ N, 88° 31.227′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Polk Street (State Highway 145) and Woodlawn Drive, on the right when traveling north on N. Polk Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. C.S.A. Rifle Pit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Corinth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ft. Robinette (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Home (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Oak Home (approx. one mile away); The Curlee House
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Henry Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Fillmore Street Chapel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Generals' Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
3. Henry Cemetery Marker
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
4. Henry Cemetery Marker
 
 
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