Jacinto in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
E. 9 mi. Founded 1836 as seat of “Old” Tishomingo, including present Alcorn & Prentiss counties. Named for battle of San Jacinto. Courthouse dates from 1854. Lost county seat, 1870. Home of Sen. E.W. Carmack.
Erected 1977 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 34° 45.658′ N, 88° 25.709′ W. Marker is in Jacinto, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 364 and County Route 356, on the right when traveling north on County Route 364. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rienzi MS 38865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel L. Neely (approx. 5.7 miles away); Campground Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Holcut (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pete Pyle New Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.4 miles away); Booneville (approx. 10 miles away); Andrew Boyd Dilworth (approx. 10.2 miles away); Booneville Armory (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by Terry Carpenter of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 23, 2014, by Terry Carpenter of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.