“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Centreville in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


(Elysian Fields)

Centreville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 21, 2016
1. Centreville Marker
Inscription.  Began as Spanish relay post. Was known prior to 1824 as Elysian Fields, or Amite Courthouse. Chartered in 1880. After 1884, new town, springing up on railroad, gradually absorbed old site.
Erected 1956 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
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.
Location. 31° 5.662′ N, 91° 2.497′ W. Marker is in Centreville, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 24/33 and East Howard Street (State Highway 48), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 24/33. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centreville MS 39631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anne Moody (approx. 1˝ miles away); Camp Van Dorn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Midway Methodist Church (approx. 2˝ miles away); Bethany Presbyterian Church
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Gloster (approx. 7˝ miles away); Crosby (approx. 13.2 miles away).
Centreville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 21, 2016
2. Centreville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2016. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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