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

Bethesda Cemetery

 
 
Bethesda Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. Bethesda Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Established in 1848 when Bethesda Presbyterian Church was built here under the leadership of Rev. Andrew Harper Caldwell. Given to the town of Senatobia in 1924 by Senatobia Presbyterian Church. Many local citizens, including veterans of every war from the Mexican War to Vietnam and victims of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic and 1901 smallpox plaque, are buried here. Of special note are the graves of displaced citizens of Latvia who came to this area to escape Communism after World War II.
 
Erected 2006 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 36.713′ N, 89° 58.128′ W. Marker is in Senatobia, Mississippi, in Tate County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Brownsferry Road and Highway 51. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Brownsferry Road, Senatobia MS 38668, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tate County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Senatobia (approx. half a mile away); Jessie Mae Hemphill (approx.
Bethesda Cemetery and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. Bethesda Cemetery and the marker.
1.3 miles away); Otha Turner (approx. 7 miles away); Mississippi Fred McDowell (approx. 7 miles away); Napolian Strickland (approx. 7.1 miles away); Como (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sardis (approx. 12.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Senatobia.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.War, World II
 
The view from the marker north on U.S. Highway 51. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. The view from the marker north on U.S. Highway 51.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 154 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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