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Walthall in Webster County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Webster County Courthouse

 
 
Webster County Courthouse Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
1. Webster County Courthouse Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.  Completed in 1915, the Webster County Courthouse was designed by noted Mississippi architect N.S. Overstreet. An exceptional example of the Classical Revival style of public architecture, the courthouse served the country for almost a century. The building was demolished after a devastating fire in 2013.
 
Erected 2017 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureDisasters. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 33° 36.449′ N, 89° 16.675′ W. Marker is in Walthall, Mississippi, in Webster County. Marker is at the intersection of Carroll Street and Courthouse Square, on the left when traveling north on Carroll Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 Carroll St, Walthall MS 39771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eupora (approx. 4.6 miles away); Pigeon Roost (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Natchez Trace Parkway
Webster County Courthouse Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
2. Webster County Courthouse Marker (Side 2)
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(approx. 9 miles away); Natchez Trace at Mathiston (approx. 9.6 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 10.1 miles away); Charles Lindbergh Landing Site (approx. 11.2 miles away); Jeff Busby Park (approx. 13˝ miles away); The Great Eastern Hardwood Forest (approx. 13˝ miles away).
 
Webster County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
3. Webster County Courthouse Marker
Webster County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
4. Webster County Courthouse Marker
Remnants of Webster County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
5. Remnants of Webster County Courthouse
The New Webster County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 22, 2020
6. The New Webster County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 26, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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