Verona in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2019 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 25, 1864.
Location. 34° 11.63′ N, 88° 43.041′ W. Marker is in Verona, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Johnson Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Marker is located in Billy Fred Wheeler Railroad Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 E Main St, Tupelo MS 38801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 milesBattle of Ackia (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Battle of King's Creek / The Campaign to Take Vicksburg (approx. 4.1 miles away); Battle of Tupelo (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sit-Ins Led to Civil Rights Act of 1964 / F.W. Woolworth (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Tupelo (approx. 4.4 miles away); In Commemoration of Hernando De Soto (approx. 4.4 miles away); John E. Rankin (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Iron Furnace / Front Street (approx. 4.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Welcome to Verona Mississippi. (Submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.