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Near Louisville in Winston County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Legion Lodge

 
 
Legion Lodge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
1. Legion Lodge Marker
Inscription.  Built between 1934 and 1937 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Legion Lodge is the oldest structure within a Mississippi State Park. Constructed of stone and hand-hewn timbers, the lodge is a prime example of rustic architecture. Legion Lodge was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.
 
Erected 2010 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable BuildingsParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 33° 9.397′ N, 89° 2.671′ W. Marker is near Louisville, Mississippi, in Winston County. Marker is on Legion State Park Drive, one mile north of North Columbus Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located in Legion State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Legion State Park Drive, Louisville MS 39339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this
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marker, measured as the crow flies. Carl Jackson (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hamill Spring (approx. 7 miles away); Hoyt Ming (approx. 12.8 miles away); Two Steps From The Blues (approx. 12.9 miles away); Governor Ray Mabus (approx. 12.9 miles away); Governor J.P. Coleman (approx. 12.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry on Legion State Park. (Submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The Legion Lodge and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
2. The Legion Lodge and Marker
Entrance sign, one mile south of marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
3. Entrance sign, one mile south of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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