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Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Polk's Meat Market

c. 1900

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, November 29, 2019
1. Polk's Meat Market Marker
Inscription.  
Associated with prominent African-American citizen Jim Johnson, who operated meat market and owned 700-acre plantation. Died in 1932.
 
Location. 31° 6.239′ N, 91° 17.91′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Row and Main Street (State Highway 24), on the right when traveling north on Boston Row. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Woodville Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkinson County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Cumbo Variety Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodville (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Bank of Woodville (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkinson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); William Grant Still (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
Categories. African AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
Polk's Meat Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 29, 2019
2. Polk's Meat Market Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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