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Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mississippi Governors Memorial

 
 
Mississippi Governors Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
1. Mississippi Governors Memorial
Inscription.

In Memory
of
Seven Early Governors
of the State of Mississippi
Buried in
Greenwood Cemetery

George Poindexter
January 5, 1820 to January 7, 1822

Abraham Marshall Scott
January 9, 1832 to June 12, 1833

Charles Lynch
June 12, 1833 to November 20, 1833
January 7, 1836 to January 8, 1838

Alexander Gallatin McNutt
January 8, 1838 to January 10, 1842

Albert Gallatin Brown
January 10, 1844 to January 10, 1848

John Isaac Guion
February 3, 1851 to November 4 1851

William Lewis Sharkey
June 13, 1865 to October 16, 1865

Erected by
The National Society
of the Colonial Dames of America
in the State of Mississippi
1961
 
Erected 1961 by The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Mississippi.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 32° 18.374′ N, 90° 10.989′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from North West Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is located
Mississippi Governors Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
2. Mississippi Governors Memorial
inside Greenwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenwood Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Greenwood Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mount Helm Baptist Church - Original Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Mississippi (about 600 feet away); Confederate Burial Ground (about 700 feet away); Capitol Rally (about 700 feet away); Mt. Helm Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Poindexter, Second Governor of Mississippi: 1820-1822. (Submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Abram M. Scott. (Submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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Mississippi Governors Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
3. Mississippi Governors Memorial
Marker can be seen inside the entrance on the right.
Gov. George Poindexter image. Click for full size.
4. Gov. George Poindexter
Gov. Abraham Marshall Scott image. Click for full size.
5. Gov. Abraham Marshall Scott
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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