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Ellisville in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jones County Courthouse

 
 
Jones County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. Jones County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Jones County was established in 1826 with two county seats, Ellisville and Laurel. This courthouse was designed by architect Penn Jeffries (P.J.) Krouse and constructed by Norris and Gardner in 1908, with the Laurel courthouse in 1908, as its twin. Constructed in the Classical Revival architectural style, the Ellisville courthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 and designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1987.
 
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.262′ N, 89° 11.688′ W. Marker is in Ellisville, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Hill Street and Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling south on Hill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Court Street, Ellisville MS 39437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amos Deason Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Skirmish At Rocky Creek
Jones County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. Jones County Courthouse
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 5.2 miles away); Oak Park School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Masonite Corporation (approx. 6.4 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. 6.7 miles away); Jones County Blues (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellisville.
 
Also see . . .  Gallery of photos of the Ellisville & Laurel courthouses. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Jones County Courthouse and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
3. Jones County Courthouse and marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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