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

Old Tishomingo County Courthouse

 
 
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
1. Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Land acquired 1857. Courthouse built 1888. Was in use from 1889 to 1971. Former Governor J.M. Stone supervised erection. Building housed Tishomingo County Singing Convention from 1917 until 1971.
 
Erected 1973 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 34° 48.549′ N, 88° 11.389′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is on East Quitman Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iuka MS 38852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Heroes Monument (a few steps from this marker); "Twin Magnolias" (within shouting distance of this marker); Iuka (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iuka Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Joseph Henry Holley Log House
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of Our Saviour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iuka Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iuka Normal (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
 
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
2. Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
3. Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker
Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
4. Old Tishomingo County Courthouse Marker
Backside View
May 1902 Confederate Heroes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, January 18, 2012
5. May 1902 Confederate Heroes
Heroes of a lost cause rest in honor and in grateful memory. Erected by John Marshall Stone Chapter UDC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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