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

Philadelphia Historic District

 
 
Philadelphia Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Pence, November 15, 2015
1. Philadelphia Historic District Marker
Inscription. Located primarily along Holland and Poplar Avenues between Main and Rose Streets, the Philadelphia historic district is an important residential neighborhood that shows the prosperity enjoyed by this city during the early 20th century. Most of these houses were built between 1900 and 1920. The district is listed on the National Register.
 
Erected 1996 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.017′ N, 89° 6.45′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Marker is at the intersection of Poplar Avenue and Rose Street when traveling north on Poplar Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia MS 39350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goodman, Chaney and Schwerner Murder Site (approx. 8.4 miles away); Freedom Summer Murders (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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