“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Woodville Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
1. Woodville Marker
Inscription. Chartered in 1811. Was Jefferson Davis' boyhood home. Gen. Poindexter lived here. West Feleciana R.R., begun by Edward McGehee in 1831. was first in state and second in Miss. Valley.
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 6.252′ N, 91° 17.948′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 24) and Ford's Creek Road, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 Main Street, Woodville MS 39669, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilkinson County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Adams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Grant Still (about 300 feet away); Woodville Blues (about 400 feet away); St. Paul's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woodville Republican (approx. ¼ mile away); Carnot Posey Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Beth Israel Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
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Woodville Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. Woodville Marker
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