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

Col. John Weir House

 
 
Col. John Weir House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
1. Col. John Weir House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1878. this was the home of Col. John Weir (1833-1900), who was twice wounded during the Civil War. Col. Weir, for whom the town of Weir was named, established a water and saw mill complex near here in 1870. Descendants of John and Emily Weir lived in the house until 1985.
 
Erected 2013 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
 
Location. 33° 16.014′ N, 89° 17.273′ W. Marker is in Weir, Mississippi, in Choctaw County. Marker is on Ann Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 Ann St, Weir MS 39772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Choctaw County Blues (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coleman's Mill (approx. 4 miles away); Col. James Drane (approx. 6.8 miles away); French Camp
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Natchez Trace at French Camp (approx. 6.9 miles away); Choctaw County High School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Ackerman (approx. 7.1 miles away); Choctaw County War Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
Col. John Weir House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
2. Col. John Weir House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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