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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Little Italy”

(La Piccolo Italia)

 
 
"Little Italy' Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
1. "Little Italy' Marker
Inscription. By 1920 this southern section of the city of Greenville was known as "Little Italy" by the Italian-speaking immigrants who settled in the Miss. Delta. These immigrants endured social as well as physical hardships in achieving the "American Dream." This marker is dedicated to their spirit of pride and celebrates their legacy.
 
Erected 1996 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 22.731′ N, 91° 3.449′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on Italian Club Road west of South Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 Italian Club Road, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Holt Collier (approx. 0.3 miles away); Remnant of Original Greenville - Lake Village Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mississippi (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gamwyn Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pvt. Robert T. (Bobby) Henry
View of Little Italy club and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
2. View of Little Italy club and the marker.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); First Legal Liquor Store (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Courthouse Arboretum (approx. 2 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
View from marker east on Italian Club Road towards Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
3. View from marker east on Italian Club Road towards Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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