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Kosciusko in Attala County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kosciusko

 
 
Kosciusko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
1. Kosciusko Marker
Inscription.  "Redbud Springs" in Indian days. Later named for Polish-American patriot. Chartered, 1836. On Natchez Trace near geographical center of state. Trade activity gave it title, "Beehive of the Hills."
 
Erected 1950 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 3.522′ N, 89° 35.269′ W. Marker is in Kosciusko, Mississippi, in Attala County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Street and North Huntington Street, on the right when traveling west on East Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 222 East Washington Street, Kosciusko MS 39090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. MFWC Birthplace (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charlie Musselwhite (approx. 0.2 miles away); Attala County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hurricane Creek (approx. 4 miles away); New Hope Lutheran Church (approx. 10 miles away); Cole Creek (approx. 14.4 miles away); Bethel Mission (approx. 15 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Kosciusko. (Submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Kosciusko Marker (on right) at the City Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
2. Kosciusko Marker (on right) at the City Hall.
Schweikart Tadeusz Kościuszko image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, March 4, 2018
3. Schweikart Tadeusz Kościuszko
A Polish-Lithuanian military engineer, statesman, and military leader Kościuszko came to America in 1776 where he took part in the American Revolutionary War as a colonel in the Continental Army. An accomplished military architect, he designed and oversaw the construction of fortifications, including those at West Point, New York. In 1783, in recognition of his services, the Continental Congress promoted him to brigadier general.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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