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

J. Augustine Signaigo

 
 
J. Augustine Signaigo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. J. Augustine Signaigo Marker
Inscription. J. Augustine Signaigo, born in 1835 in Italy, founded the Grenada Sentinel in 1854. A poet, he wrote the libretto of a hit Civil War operetta, "The Vivandiere." He served as president of the Mississippi Press Association in 1869. He died in 1876 and is buried beside his wife and child in Grenada's Yellow Fever Cemetery.
 
Erected 1993 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 46.91′ N, 89° 47.779′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wood Street and 2nd Street Extension. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Wood Street, Grenada MS 38901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grenada Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. one mile away); Confederate Fort
Marker and Signaigo family grave markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Marker and Signaigo family grave markers.
(approx. 1.7 miles away); 94th Infantry Division (approx. 6.7 miles away); Camp McCain (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878 in Grenada. (Submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View towards Wood and 2nd Streets intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. View towards Wood and 2nd Streets intersection.
Yellow Fever Cemetery (Previously known as the Tullahoma Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. Yellow Fever Cemetery (Previously known as the Tullahoma Cemetery.
J. Augustine Signaigo grave marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
5. J. Augustine Signaigo grave marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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