Decatur in Newton County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 32° 26.33′ N, 89° 6.497′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on West Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur MS 39327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sherman at Decatur (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 8 miles away); Grierson's Raid Confederate Hospital (approx. 8.8 miles away); Hickory (approx. 9.7 miles away); Chunky River Train Wreck (approx. 10.8 miles away).
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. 2. submitted on September 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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