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


McComb Marker image. Click for full size.
October 9, 2017
1. McComb Marker
Chartered 1872. Named for Col. H.S. McComb, I.C. Ry. president who established shops here. J.J.White Lumber Co. set-up 1893. McComb Female Inst., est. 1894, now Belhaven College.
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 14.574′ N, 90° 27.213′ W. Marker is in McComb, Mississippi, in Pike County. Marker is on South Broadway Street (U.S. 51) south of Main Street/Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in front of McComb City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McComb MS 39648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bo Diddley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summit Street (approx. 0.8 miles away); C.C. Bryant (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grierson's Raid 1863 (approx. 2.9 miles away);
McComb Marker image. Click for full size.
October 9, 2017
2. McComb Marker
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Peabody School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Henry Quin Home (approx. 4.3 miles away); Harper Baptist Seminary (approx. 5˝ miles away); Pike County Courthouse (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McComb.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2017.

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