Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Hard Times Square
— Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trail —
Top left: Warren County Court House, late 1800's and City Marble Works across the street
Bottom left: Court Room, Warren County Court House
Currently the Old Court House Museum
Top right: Warren County Jail (1900)
The current jail was built in 1906. The old death cells and gallows are still located in the tower. They were last used in 1939 when a man was hung for murder.
Bottom right: Fisher Funeral Home
Erected 2017 by the City of Vicksburg. (Marker Number 14.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi, Vicksburg Heritage Walking Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 32° 21.101′ N, 90° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Grove Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vicksburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Federal Works Agency (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Natchez District (within shouting distance of this marker); South Central Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Dental Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Featherston-Magruder House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Growing and Changing (about 300 feet away); If Walls Could Talk (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Old Warren County Courthouse. (Submitted on March 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.