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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harriet Blanton Theobald Park

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, October 6, 2020
1. Harriet Blanton Theobald Park Marker
Inscription.  Named for an early settler of Greenville who donated 47½ acres to help rebuild the after the Civil War. In 1878, nearly 300 yellow fever victims were buried here in the original city cemetery Remains were later reinterred in other cemeteries.
 
Erected 1999 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesParks & Recreational AreasWomen. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 25.032′ N, 91° 3.474′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on North Poplar Street north of Nelson Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in the middle of the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Matthew's A. M. E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mt. Horeb M.B. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Azar (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church
Harriet Blanton Theobald Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, October 6, 2020
2. Harriet Blanton Theobald Park Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Stein Mart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nelson Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walter Horn, Jr. (approx. half a mile away); Donald Hayes Brown (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on December 8, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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