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Ellisville in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jones County Courthouse

 
 
Jones County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. Jones County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Jones County was established in 1826 with two county seats, Ellisville and Laurel. This courthouse was designed by architect Penn Jeffries (P.J.) Krouse and constructed by Norris and Gardner in 1908, with the Laurel courthouse in 1908, as its twin. Constructed in the Classical Revival architectural style, the Ellisville courthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 and designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1987.
 
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLandmarksNotable BuildingsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 31° 36.262′ N, 89° 11.688′ W. Marker is in Ellisville, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Hill Street and Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling south on Hill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at
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or near this postal address: 101 North Court Street, Ellisville MS 39437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amos Deason Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Skirmish At Rocky Creek (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 5.2 miles away); Oak Park School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Masonite Corporation (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. 6.7 miles away); Jones County Blues (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellisville.
 
Also see . . .  Gallery of photos of the Ellisville & Laurel courthouses. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Jones County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. Jones County Courthouse
Jones County Courthouse and marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
3. Jones County Courthouse and marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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