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

Grenada

 
 
Grenada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Grenada Marker
Inscription.  Established July 4, 1836 by union of the towns of Pittsburg and Tullahoma. Federal plans to attack Confederates here stopped by Gen. Van Dorn's raid on Holly Springs, Dec., 1862.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1836.
 
Location. 33° 46.156′ N, 89° 48.523′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker is at the intersection of Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and Sunset Drive (State Route 8), on the right when traveling north on Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Grenada MS 38901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Odd Fellows/Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward C. Walthall (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grenada Fort (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grenada Depot
Intersection of Sunset Dr and Commerce St. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. Intersection of Sunset Dr and Commerce St.
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. 1.1 miles away); J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grenada.
 
Also see . . .  History of Grenada from Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View north on Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. View north on Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Last updated on May 26, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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