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

Sardis

 
 
Sardis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. Sardis Marker
Inscription. The home of John W. Kyle, state Supreme Court Justice, and Andrew Johnson, noted architect; Sardis began ca. 1844 as a tiny log school and preaching house. Incorp. in 1866, it became the seat of Panola County in 1871.
 
Erected 1993 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° 26.226′ N, 89° 55.069′ W. Marker is in Sardis, Mississippi, in Panola County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lee Street (Mississippi Route 315) and Hightower Street, on the right when traveling west on West Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 West Lee Street, Sardis MS 38666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Como (approx. 5.2 miles away); Napolian Strickland (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mississippi Fred McDowell (approx. 5.4 miles away); Otha Turner (approx. 5.4 miles away); Batesville Mounds (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dr. King Visits Batesville (approx. 8.2 miles away); St. Stephens Episcopal Church (approx. 8 miles away); Bates House (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Sardis Marker in front of City Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. Sardis Marker in front of City Hall.
 Wikipedia article on Sardis. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
View east from marker towards downtown Sardis. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. View east from marker towards downtown Sardis.
 
 
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 138 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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