“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Jasper County Mississippi Historical Markers

Assassination of F.M.B. "Marsh" Cook Marker image, Touch for more information
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., June 6, 2012
Assassination of F.M.B. "Marsh" Cook Marker
Mississippi (Jasper County), Bay Springs — Assassination of F.M.B. "Marsh" Cook
On July 23, 1890, Marsh Cook of Jasper County was gunned down by six men after warning citizens that the 1890 Mississippi Constitutional Convention would likely limit voting rights and disfranchise black voters. Cook was a white Republican candidate . . . — Map (db m56188) HM
Mississippi (Jasper County), Bay Springs — Three Chopped Way
One of routes of military & post road begun, 1807, from Natchez to Ft. Stoddert & Milledgeville, Ga. Over this trail many immigrants came into Territory & here Sam Dale operated wagon train. — Map (db m56544) HM

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