Foxworth in Marion County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Located 16 miles south, is oldest house in Pearl River Valley. Built by Methodist preacher, John Ford, who came in 1805 from S.C. Here Pearl R. Convention met in 1816.
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 13.527′ N, 89° 52.446′ W. Marker is in Foxworth, Mississippi, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 98 and State Highway 35, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 98. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foxworth MS 39483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Temporary State Capital (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hanging of Will Purvis (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Birthplace of Mississippi Rodeo Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion (approx. 3.9 miles away); Mississippi Rural Center (approx. 5 miles away); China Grove Methodist Church (approx. 10.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2018.