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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Where Main Street Meets the River

 
 
Where Main Street Meets the River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Where Main Street Meets the River Marker
Inscription. This building (ca.1881), formerly the headquarters of the Delta Democrat Times, was immortalized in 1952 by Hodding Carter in Where Main Street Meets the River, the memoir of this Pulitzer Prize-winning editor, who stood for racial justice and religious tolerance. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
 
Erected 1995 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 24.702′ N, 91° 3.892′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Main Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David "Honey Boy" Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles K. Rickard (within shouting distance of this marker); George "All Nite" Allen (within shouting distance of this marker); James Michael Dill (within
Former Delta Democrat Times building. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Former Delta Democrat Times building.
shouting distance of this marker); B. B. King (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi River Levee (about 400 feet away); Charley Patton (about 400 feet away); Mississippi Sheiks (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Delta Democrat Times. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Hodding Carter. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicChurches, Etc.Civil RightsNotable Places
 
View west on Main Street with Tropicana Casino entrance in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View west on Main Street with Tropicana Casino entrance in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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