Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Neshoba County Fair©

 
 
Neshoba County Fair<small>©</small> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
1. Neshoba County Fair© Marker
Inscription.  Est. in 1889, the Neshoba County Fair fosters political, agricultural, educational, and social exchanges of knowledge and ideas. Home of the state's only licensed horse track since 1922 and the nation's largest campground fair, the Fair is "Mississippi's Giant Houseparty ©" and was entered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
 
Erected 1995 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 42.852′ N, 89° 12.963′ W. Marker is near Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 21 and County Road 147, on the right when traveling north on State Route 21. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16800 Hwy 21 South, Philadelphia MS 39350, 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. The Neshoba County Fair Pavilion (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bob Ferguson (approx. 4.7 miles away); Neshoba County Fairgrounds
Neshoba County Fair<small>©</small> entrance and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
2. Neshoba County Fair© entrance and marker.
(approx. 4.8 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 7.2 miles away); Marty Stuart (approx. 7.3 miles away); Philadelphia Historic District (approx. 7.3 miles away); Neshoba County Confederate Monument (approx. 7.3 miles away); Old Neshoba County Jail (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Neshoba County Fair. (Submitted on October 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimalsEntertainmentNotable Events
 
Neshoba County Fair<small>©</small> pavilion built in 1914. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 5, 2019
3. Neshoba County Fair© pavilion built in 1914.
 

More. Search the internet for Neshoba County Fair©.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement