Near Sumner in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1985 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 57.501′ N, 90° 21.914′ W. Marker is near Sumner, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 49E and Old Mill Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 49E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumner MS 38957, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tallahatchie County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Emmett Till Murder Trial (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.C. Handy Encounters the Blues (approx. 5½ miles away); Legendary Home of the Blues (approx. 5½ miles away); Clinton Melton (approx. 9.6 miles away); King's Place (approx. 9.8 miles away); Sonny Boy Williamson (approx. 9.8 miles away); Milam's House (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sumner.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Tallahatchie County. (Submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.