Hinson's Crossroads in Washington County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hinson's Cross Roads prospered and grew with several stores opening for business. Among those businesses was a grocery store owned by John T. Harrell, Willie Hinson, and David Sellers. May Hinson Bevis owned a "millinery" shop where the ladies purchased their bonnets and hats. There was a grammar school, and the Hinson family founded the first house of worship, Pleasant Grove Methodist Church, still located just down the road from here.
Harrison Hinson and his wife, Sara Williams Hinson, had seven children. Harrison's brother, Joshua Hinson, and his wife, who was Sara's sister, Carry Jensie Williams Hinson, had twelve children.
Erected by In memory of Harvey Hinson by his son, Willie Green Hinson.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
Location. 30° 40.112′ N, 85° 50.549′ W. Marker is in Hinson's Crossroads, Florida, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 284 and County Route 280, on the right when traveling south on County Route 284. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vernon FL 32462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s (approx. 6 miles away); Knox Hill Academy (approx. 7.1 miles away); Vernon Old School (approx. 8.2 miles away); Vernon, Florida (approx. 8.3 miles away); Shady Grove Elementary School For African American Children (approx. 8.7 miles away); Native Americans in Holmes Valley (approx. 8.7 miles away); Euchee Valley Presbyterian Church And Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); Moss Hill (approx. 11.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.