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Inverness in Sunflower County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Inverness

(“Green Pastures”)

 
 
Inverness Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
1. Inverness Marker
Inscription.
Named by Mrs. W. McInnis, 1899. Incorp. a village, March 5, 1904. Proclaimed a town, July 31, 1914. Tornado of February 21, 1971, affected 79 percent of buildings and left 214 casualties.
 
Erected 1987 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 33° 21.215′ N, 90° 35.585′ W. Marker is in Inverness, Mississippi, in Sunflower County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street and West Grand Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Third Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Third Street, Inverness MS 38753, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Milton Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Hank Cochran (approx. 6.8 miles away); Freedom School Bombing (approx. 6.9 miles away); Giles Penny Savers Store (approx. 7 miles away); Club Ebony (approx. 7.2 miles away); Irene Magruder (approx. 7.3 miles away); Church Street (approx. 7.4 miles away); Riley B. King (approx. 7.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. About Inverness. (Submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia entry about tornado in Inverness
Inverness Marker Area (Looking west) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
2. Inverness Marker Area (Looking west)
. (Submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Inverness Marker Area (Looking east) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
3. Inverness Marker Area (Looking east)
Marker located in McInnis Park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
4. Marker located in McInnis Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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