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Brandon in Rankin County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rankin County Courthouses

 
 
Rankin County Courthouses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Rankin County Courthouses Marker
Inscription. In 1829, Daniel and Mary Fore deeded forty acres for the county seat in Brandon. A two-story, frame structure was built in 1833. This and other buildings were used until 1853, when a new courthouse was built here. After it burned in 1924, the present courthouse, designed by N.W. Overstreet, was completed in 1925.
 
Erected 2006 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 16.41′ N, 89° 59.186′ W. Marker is in Brandon, Mississippi, in Rankin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Government Street and North Street. Touch for map. Located on the lawn of the Rankin County Building Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 East Government Street, Brandon MS 39042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rankin County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Town Square (a few steps from this marker); Rankin County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminary Square
Rankin County Courthouses can be seen in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Rankin County Courthouses can be seen in the background.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Brandon Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centenary College (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pearl Methodist Church (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Gold Coast: Cross the River (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandon.
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Buildings
 
View from marker towards town square and Civil War monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. View from marker towards town square and Civil War monument.
 
 
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 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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