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New Sight in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

New Sight School

 
 
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August 25, 2018
1. New Sight School Marker
Inscription. In 1921 the Confederate Grove, Garner, Clear Branch, and Mt. Zion community schools consolidated to create the Now Sight School, once located on this site. Established under the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, designed to promote vocational, agricultural, and domestic science education in public schools. The New Sight School opened with an enrollment of 248 students, eight teachers, and Mr. O.F. Grantham as the first principal. The New Sight School closed tn 1960.
 
Erected 2014 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 31° 39.358′ N, 90° 26.821′ W. Marker is in New Sight, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Forest Trail NE east of New Sight Drive NE, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 629 Forest Trail NE, Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Copiah-Lincoln Agricultural High School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Wesson Hotel (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mississippi Mills (approx. 4˝ miles away); Houston Stackhouse (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Wesson Public School
New Sight School Marker image. Click for full size.
August 25, 2018
2. New Sight School Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Pearlhaven (approx. 4.8 miles away); Little Brother Montgomery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Horse & Mule Watering Trough (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 26, 2018.
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