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

Philadelphia Historic District

 
 
Philadelphia Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By John Pence, November 15, 2015
1. Philadelphia Historic District Marker
Inscription.  Located primarily along Holland and Poplar Avenues between Main and Rose Streets, the Philadelphia historic district is an important residential neighborhood that shows the prosperity enjoyed by this city during the early 20th century. Most of these houses were built between 1900 and 1920. The district is listed on the National Register.
 
Erected 1996 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 32° 46.017′ N, 89° 6.45′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Marker is at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Rose Street when traveling north on Poplar Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia MS 39350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marty Stuart (approx. 0.3 miles away); Neshoba County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Neshoba County Jail (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Marty Gamblin (approx. half a mile away); Adam Monroe Byrd (approx. half a mile away); Grierson's Raid 1863 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. one mile away); Neshoba County Fairgrounds (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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Oct. 7, 2022