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

J. Augustine Signaigo

 
 
J. Augustine Signaigo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. J. Augustine Signaigo Marker
Inscription.  J. Augustine Signaigo, born in 1835 in Italy, founded the Grenada Sentinel in 1854. A poet, he wrote the libretto of a hit Civil War operetta, "The Vivandiere." He served as president of the Mississippi Press Association in 1869. He died in 1876 and is buried beside his wife and child in Grenada's Yellow Fever Cemetery.
 
Erected 1993 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesDisastersNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 33° 46.91′ N, 89° 47.779′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wood Street and 2nd Street Extension. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wood Street, Grenada MS 38901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grenada Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx.
Marker and Signaigo family grave markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Marker and Signaigo family grave markers.
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0.4 miles away); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grenada Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edward C. Walthall (approx. half a mile away); Belle Flower M.B. Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. one mile away); Odd Fellows/Confederate Cemetery (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grenada.
 
View towards Wood and 2nd Streets intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. View towards Wood and 2nd Streets intersection.
Yellow Fever Cemetery (Previously known as the Tullahoma Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. Yellow Fever Cemetery (Previously known as the Tullahoma Cemetery.
J. Augustine Signaigo grave marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
5. J. Augustine Signaigo grave marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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