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

Yokena Presbyterian Church

 
 
Yokena Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Yokena Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Organized May 11, 1884, the Church was built on land that was part of a Spanish land grant and given by Mrs. Patty Hyland Gould Hankinson. Dedication was held Aug. 5, 1886. The first pastor, the Rev. C. P. Colmery, served 49 years. "Yokena" is part of the name of the Hyland Plantation, Lucca Yokena, and is Choctaw for "black dirt."
 
Erected 1976 by the Warrenton 4-H Club.
 
Location. 32° 10.404′ N, 90° 56.531′ W. Marker is in Yokena, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 61 north of Jeff Davis Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glass Mounds (approx. 3.9 miles away); Camp Williamson (approx. 8.2 miles away); Tobias Gibson (approx. 9.3 miles away); Federals Occupy Rocky Springs (approx. 9 miles away); The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 9 miles away); Grant at Hankinson's Ferry (approx. 9.7 miles away); Fight for Hankinson's Ferry (approx. 9.7 miles away); Rocky Springs (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History from the Yokena Presbyterian Church website. (Submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Yokena Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. Yokena Presbyterian Church
The church is listed in the National Register of Historical Places. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
3. The church is listed in the National Register of Historical Places.
The Yokena Presbyterian Church and Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
4. The Yokena Presbyterian Church and Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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