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Greenwood in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Point LeFlore

 
 
Point LeFlore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
1. Point LeFlore Marker
Inscription. N.E. 2 mi., at junction of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha Rivers is site of extinct town founded in 1830's by Greenwood Leflore. Achieved great prosperity in era before Civil War.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 31.236′ N, 90° 11.04′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker is at the intersection of Fulton Street and Ramcat Alley, on the left when traveling north on Fulton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 West Market Street, Greenwood MS 38930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LeFlore County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenwood (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); WGRM Radio Studio (about 600 feet away); Greenwood Cotton Row District (about 700 feet away); Battery 'C' (approx.
Wide shot of marker area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
2. Wide shot of marker area.
0.2 miles away); Greenwood's First Artesian Well (approx. mile away); Charles Edward Wright (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Also see . . .  Point LeFlore extract from book "Must See Mississippi: 50 Favorite Places". (Submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Adjacent Courthouse and Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
3. Adjacent Courthouse and Civil War Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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