Jacinto in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
E. 9 mi. Founded 1836 as seat of “Old” Tishomingo, including present Alcorn & Prentiss counties. Named for battle of San Jacinto. Courthouse dates from 1854. Lost county seat, 1870. Home of Sen. E.W. Carmack.
Erected 1977 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 45.658′ N, 88° 25.709′ W. Marker is in Jacinto, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 364 and County Route 356, on the right when traveling north on County Route 364. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rienzi MS 38865, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capture Of Booneville (approx. 10.6 miles away); Woodall Mountain (approx. 10.8 miles away); An Act to Establish and to Protect National Cemeteries. (approx. 12.3 miles away); Corinth Confederate Memorial (approx. 12.8 miles away); Corinth (approx. 13.1 miles away); The Old Tishomingo Hotel (approx. 13.1 miles away); Site of the Corinth House Hotel (approx. 13.1 miles away); Corinth Confederate Monument (approx. 13.1 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2014, by Terry Carpenter of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 236 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on September 23, 2014, by Terry Carpenter of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.