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


Picayune Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
1. Picayune Marker
Inscription.  Lumber and tung-oil center. Named for N.O. newspaper edited by former local resident, Eliza Jane Nicholson, famed as poet (Pearl Rivers) and pioneer in opening of journalism to women.
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 31.64′ N, 89° 40.883′ W. Marker is in Picayune, Mississippi, in Pearl River County. Marker is at the intersection of Goodyear Boulevard and Williams Avenue, in the median on Goodyear Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Picayune MS 39466, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tank Car CROX 2027 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pearl River County - Area Confederate Companies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southern Railroad Logo (approx. ¼ mile away); Picayune Colored High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pinecote Pavilion (approx. 2 miles away); The "Hancock Rebels"
Picayune Marker image. Click for full size.
May 6, 2017
2. Picayune Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Santa Rosa (approx. 8½ miles away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Picayune.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2017.

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