Itta Bena in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2021 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1963.
Location. 33° 29.652′ N, 90° 19.157′ W. Marker is in Itta Bena, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker is on Front Street east of Basket Street (State Route 7), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Itta Bena MS 38941, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Itta Bena (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "March Against Fear" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of the Brave Marines and Navy Corpsman (approx. 1.4 miles away); B.B. King Birthplace (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort Pemberton Park (approx. 5˝ miles away); Guitar Slim (approx. 6˝ miles away); Hubert Sumlin (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Itta Bena.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.