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Holly Springs in Marshall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Holly Springs

 
 
Holly Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, July 1, 2015
1. Holly Springs Marker
Inscription. Ante-bellum cotton town and center of social and cultural life. Home of 13 generals of Confederacy. Grant's southern advance halted here by Van Dorn's raid, December, 1862.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 46.063′ N, 89° 26.898′ W. Marker is in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Memphis Street and Van Dorn Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Memphis Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holly Springs MS 38635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Hill Country Blues (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Yellow Fever House (about 400 feet away); Asbury United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Walthall Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); COFO & Rust College Civil Rights Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rust College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Airliewood (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holly Springs.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Holly Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, March 29, 2015
2. Holly Springs Marker
Holly Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, March 29, 2015
3. Holly Springs Marker
Holly Springs Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, February 28, 2015
4. Holly Springs Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2015, by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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