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Henry Cemetery

 
 
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Henry Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1879 by the Milton B. Henry family on land sold by the Chickasaws to the U.S. government in 1832. Henry purchased 160 acres in 1856. Robert Henry Young, an infant grandson of M.B. Henry, was the first person buried here. The Henry Cemetery was incorporated on September 4, 1906.
 
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1906.
 
Location. 34° 57.127′ N, 88° 31.227′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Polk Street (State Highway 145) and Woodlawn Drive, on the right when traveling north on N. Polk Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L.C. Steele House (approx. 0.7 miles away); C.S.A. Rifle Pit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Corinth
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Ft. Robinette (approx. 0.9 miles away); War in a Railroad Town (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Steps Toward Citizenship for a Newly Free People (approx. 0.9 miles away); “I was in the battle of Shiloh (approx. 0.9 miles away); Raining death and destruction from afar… (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Henry Cemetery Marker
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
3. Henry Cemetery Marker
Henry Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
4. Henry Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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