Hernando in DeSoto County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 34° 49.389′ N, 89° 59.657′ W. Marker is in Hernando, Mississippi, in DeSoto County. Marker is on U.S. 51 south of West Commerce Street, on the right when traveling south. Located at the DeSoto County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2535 US-51, Hernando MS 38632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic artwork in this courthouse portrays our regions past (within shouting distance of this marker); Trade helped the Indians develop ties with Hernando de Soto (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dickinson Family (about 400 feet away, measured "Beale Town Bound" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baptist Industrial College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Samuel Powel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Springhill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hernando Central School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hernando.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the history of Hernando. (Submitted on April 6, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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 141 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.