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Durant in Holmes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Castalian Springs

 
 
Castalian Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
1. Castalian Springs Marker
Inscription.  W. 3 mi. Mineral springs created popular health spa prior to Civil War. Girls boarding school organized, 1854. In 1862, wounded from Shiloh treated here. Now Y. M.C.A. state camp.
 
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 5.022′ N, 89° 51.055′ W. Marker is in Durant, Mississippi, in Holmes County. Marker is on North Jackson Street south of State Route 12, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Jackson Street, Durant MS 39063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Durant (approx. mile away); New Hope Lutheran Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Franklin Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); O.E.S. Birthplace (approx. 11.1 miles away); St. Paul Church of God in Christ (approx. 11.8 miles away); PFC Milton Lee Olive III
Marker looking north on Jackson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
2. Marker looking north on Jackson Street.
(approx. 11.8 miles away); Holmes County Blues Lexington (approx. 11.8 miles away); Lexington (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Castalian Springs Marker looking south into town. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
3. Castalian Springs Marker looking south into town.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the former Castalian Springs Retreat on Castalian Springs Rd (at Fowler Rd). • Can you help?
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