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Mesa in Walthall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Simmons House

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, December 20, 2011
1. Simmons House Marker
Inscription. S.A. (Sandy) Simmons, a local entrepreneur, built this Queen Anne Style home in 1904. Simmons operated a mercantile store, saw mill, cotton gin, post office, grist mill, and farm in the Mesa community. In 1910 Governor Earl L. Brewer appointed Simmons to serve as Walthall County's first sheriff. The home remained in the Simmons family until the late 1970s.
 
Erected 2010 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 8.857′ N, 90° 12.017′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Mississippi, in Walthall County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 98 and Owens Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 98. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tylertown MS 39667, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Creation of Pike County (approx. 7 miles away); War of 1812, Pike County (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Simmons House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 30, 2016
2. Simmons House Marker
Simmons House image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 20, 2011
3. Simmons House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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