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Raleigh in Smith County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Smith County Courthouse

 
 
Smith County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 14, 2021
1. Smith County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1913, the Smith County Courthouse was designed by the Weathers-Foley Company of Memphis in the Neo-Classical Style. Cost of construction was $50.000. The present structure replaced an earlier courthouse on this site, built in 1892, which burned in 1912. Renovations were made to the courthouse in 1974.
 
Erected 1999 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 32° 2.054′ N, 89° 31.373′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, Mississippi, in Smith County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 35) and Court House Square, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. The marker is located in front of the County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Main Street, Raleigh MS 39153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrison Hotel (about 300
Smith County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 14, 2021
2. Smith County Courthouse and Marker
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feet away, measured in a direct line); Center Ridge School (approx. 6.8 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 14.6 miles away).
 
The view of the Smith County Courthouse and Marker from the road image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, May 14, 2021
3. The view of the Smith County Courthouse and Marker from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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