Columbia in Marion County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Temporary State Capital
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 15.064′ N, 89° 50.12′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Mississippi, in Marion County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 13), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia MS 39429, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanging of Will Purvis (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gov. Hugh L. White Mansion (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ford House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mississippi Rural Center (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Categories. • Government •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. 2. submitted on March 24, 2018. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.