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Houston in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Carnegie Library

 
 
Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
1. Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription. Estab. in 1909, this is one of Mississippi's oldest community libraries and its first Carnegie library. School superintendent L.B. Reid secured money from Andrew Carnegie Foundation for this facility.
 
Erected 1976 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 53.797′ N, 89° 0.067′ W. Marker is in Houston, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is at the intersection of West Madison Street (Mississippi Route 8) and South Huddleston Street, on the right when traveling east on West Madison Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 West Madison Street, Houston MS 38851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chickasaw County CSA Monument (about 400 feet away); Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Pinson Square (about 600 feet away); Houston (about 800 feet
Carnegie Library in Houston. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
2. Carnegie Library in Houston.
Carnegie sent $6000 to the city and with that, the first Carnegie Library in Mississippi was established.
away); Bynum Mounds (approx. 3 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 9.7 miles away); Chickasaw Agency (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
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View from marker easterly towards Chickasaw County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
3. View from marker easterly towards Chickasaw County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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