Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Old Neshoba County Jail
Erected 2012 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 32° 46.347′ N, 89° 6.625′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Marker is on East Myrtle Street east of Byrd Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 East Myrtle Street, Philadelphia MS 39350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marty Gamblin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neshoba County Confederate Monument Marty Stuart (about 600 feet away); Adam Monroe Byrd (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grierson's Raid 1863 (approx. ¼ mile away); Philadelphia Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Neshoba County Fairgrounds (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Law Enforcement •
More. Search the internet for Old Neshoba County Jail.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.