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Rosedale in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rosedale Courthouse

 
 
Rosedale Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
1. Rosedale Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Bolivar County's second brick courthouse stood here, 1889 to 1923, when foundation gave was to flood seep-water. First brick courthouse, at Prentiss, was destroyed in 1862 by Federals & later covered by Miss. waters.
 
Erected 1960 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 51.237′ N, 91° 1.647′ W. Marker is in Rosedale, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 1) and Dr Martin Luther King Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Main St, Rosedale MS 38769, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Marker to Memorialize Bolivar County's First Two Brick Courthouses (a few steps from this marker); Rosedale (a few steps from this marker); Hot Tamales and the Blues
Rosedale Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
2. Rosedale Courthouse Marker
(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mildrette Netter (approx. half a mile away); Eddie Shaw (approx. 14 miles away); Eddie Taylor (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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