Hernando in DeSoto County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Hernando Central School
Erected 2018 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1958.
Location. 34° 48.969′ N, 90° 0.376′ W. Marker is in Hernando, Mississippi, in DeSoto County. Marker is on West Oak Grove Road, 0.3 miles west of College Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springhill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baptist Industrial College (approx. half a mile away); "Beale Town Bound" (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dickinson Family (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trade helped the Indians develop ties with Hernando de Soto (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic artwork in this courthouse portrays our regions past (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hernando (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel Samuel Powel (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hernando.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.