“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Holmesville in Pike County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Holmesville Marker image. Click for full size.
August 25, 2018
1. Holmesville Marker
Two mi. N. Named for Maj. A.H. Holmes; second county seat of Pike Co., 1816-1875. It declined when bypassed by railroad, 1857. Cemetery contains graves of Rev. War soldier Peter Quin and other early settlers.
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 31° 11.124′ N, 90° 18.7′ W. Marker is in Holmesville, Mississippi, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 98 and Pike 93 Central, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 98. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McComb MS 39648, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Creation of Pike County (approx. 1.3 miles away); War of 1812, Pike County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Col. Preston Brent (approx. 6.8 miles away); Simmons House (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bogue Chitto Church (approx. 7˝ miles away); Harper Baptist Seminary (approx. 8.9 miles away); C.C. Bryant (approx. 9.1 miles away); Felder Campground (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Holmesville Marker image. Click for full size.
August 25, 2018
2. Holmesville Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018.
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