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Near Sumner in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tallahatchie County

 
 
Tallahatchie County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Tallahatchie County Marker
Inscription. Org. Dec. 23, 1833, after Third Choctaw Cession. Name means "River of the Rock." Tillatoba first county seat. Three adjacent counties contain part of original county. County seats are Charleston and Sumner.
 
Erected 1985 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 57.501′ N, 90° 21.914′ W. Marker is near Sumner, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 49E and Old Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 49E. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumner MS 38957, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Emmett Till Murder Trial (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.C. Handy Encounters the Blues (approx. 5.5 miles away); Legendary Home of the Blues (approx. 5.5 miles away); Clinton Melton (approx. 9.6 miles away); King's Place (approx. 9.8 miles away); Sonny Boy Williamson (approx. 9.8 miles away); Milam's House (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sumner.
 
Also see . . .
View of marker looking north on U.S. 49E. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. View of marker looking north on U.S. 49E.
 Wikipedia article on Tallahatchie County. (Submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNative AmericansPolitical Subdivisions
 
View of marker looking south on Old Mill Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. View of marker looking south on Old Mill Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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