Newton in Newton County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1966 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
Location. 32° 19.178′ N, 89° 9.797′ W. Marker is in Newton, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East First Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 East First Street, Newton MS 39345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grierson's Raid (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newton County Blues (about 400 feet away); McElroy-Hoye House (approx. ¼ mile away); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hickory (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sherman at Decatur (approx. 8.8 miles away); Medgar Evers (approx. 8.8 miles away); Lake Railroad Depot (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. 2. submitted on September 18, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.