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Historical Markers in Franklin County, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Franklin County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Franklin County, MS (3) Adams County, MS (173) Amite County, MS (15) Jefferson County, MS (41) Lincoln County, MS (27) Wilkinson County, MS (63)  FranklinCounty(3) Franklin County (3)  AdamsCounty(173) Adams County (173)  AmiteCounty(15) Amite County (15)  JeffersonCounty(41) Jefferson County (41)  LincolnCounty(27) Lincoln County (27)  WilkinsonCounty(63) Wilkinson County (63)
Meadville is the county seat for Franklin County
Adjacent to Franklin County, Mississippi
      Adams County (173)  
      Amite County (15)  
      Jefferson County (41)  
      Lincoln County (27)  
      Wilkinson County (63)  
 
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1Mississippi (Franklin County), McCall Creek — Dr. José Rodriguez
A pioneer physician in E. Franklin Co., Dr. Rodriguez practiced here, 1850-1879. Born in Tepian, Cuba, of Castilian Spanish parents. Immigrated to U.S. and studied medicine at Natchez. Married Rebecca Lazarus, 1851.Map (db m117339) HM
2Mississippi (Franklin County), Meadville — Henry Dee and Charles Moore
In May 1964, Henry Hezekiah Dee and Charles Eddie Moore, two African American teenagers, became the first victims of Freedom Summer when they were kidnapped by members of the KKK. Taken into the Homochitto National Forest and tortured, they . . . Map (db m193438) HM
3Mississippi (Franklin County), Meadville — In Memory Of Henry Hezakiah Dee & Charles Eddie Moore
Kidnapped by the Ku Klux Klan near this spot on May 2, 1964. Dee and Moore were later beaten, attached to iron weights, and drowned in the old Mississippi River. Their partial remains were first discovered on July 12,& 13 1964.Map (db m192868) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 2, 2022