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

B.S. Ricks Memorial Library

 
 
B.S. Ricks Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
1. B.S. Ricks Memorial Library Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1900 and given to the Yazoo Library Association by Mrs. Ricks in memory of her husband, this example of Beaux Arts Classicism and continues to serve Yazoo City and County as a public library.
 
Erected 1977 by the 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.
 
Location. 32° 50.952′ N, 90° 24.742′ W. Marker is in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in Yazoo County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and East Powell Street, on the left when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 North Main Street, Yazoo City MS 39194, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Yazoo County Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Yazoo City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tommy McClennan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yazoo Expedition (approx. 0.2
B.S. Ricks Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
2. B.S. Ricks Memorial Library
miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Oakes House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Francis Mission School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yazoo City.
 
Library & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
3. Library & Marker
B.S. Ricks Memorial Library Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
4. B.S. Ricks Memorial Library Marker area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 17, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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