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Ripley in Tippah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nathan Bedford Forrest Highway

 
 
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1. Nathan Bedford Forrest Highway Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating famed C.S.A. General whose cavalry rode here & elsewhere in Northeast Mississippi harassing Federals in the last years of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1962 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 43.899′ N, 88° 55.486′ W. Marker was in Ripley, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker was at the intersection of Dumas Road (State Highway 370) and East Walnut Street (State Highway 4), on the right when traveling north on Dumas Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Ripley MS 38663, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Tippah County Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tippah County (approx. 1.4 miles away); William Clark Falkner (approx. 1.4 miles away); Antioch (approx. 6.6 miles away); Carpenters for Christmas (approx. 6.6 miles away); First in Tippah County
Nathan Bedford Forrest Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Nathan Bedford Forrest Highway Marker
This is the site of the missing marker.
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); Antioch Colored School (approx. 6.6 miles away); Blue Mountain College (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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