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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pearl River County, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Pearl River 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 Pearl River County, MS (9) Forrest County, MS (36) Hancock County, MS (33) Harrison County, MS (111) Lamar County, MS (5) Marion County, MS (12) Stone County, MS (17) St. Tammany Parish, LA (51) Washington Parish, LA (12)  PearlRiverCounty(9) Pearl River County (9)  ForrestCounty(36) Forrest County (36)  HancockCounty(33) Hancock County (33)  HarrisonCounty(111) Harrison County (111)  LamarCounty(5) Lamar County (5)  MarionCounty(12) Marion County (12)  StoneCounty(17) Stone County (17)  St.TammanyParishLouisiana(51) St. Tammany Parish (51)  WashingtonParish(12) Washington Parish (12)
Poplarville is the county seat for Pearl River County
Adjacent to Pearl River County, Mississippi
      Forrest County (36)  
      Hancock County (33)  
      Harrison County (111)  
      Lamar County (5)  
      Marion County (12)  
      Stone County (17)  
      St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (51)  
      Washington Parish, Louisiana (12)  
 
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1Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Pearl River County - Area Confederate Companies
Pearl River County was formed after the Civil War from portions of Hancock and Marion Counties. The following Confederate military units were formed in those two parent counties of Pearl River County. Hancock County: Capt. Robards' Company (Co. G, . . . Map (db m103258) HM WM
2Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Picayune
Lumber and tung-oil center. Named for N.O. newspaper edited by former local resident, Eliza Jane Nicholson, famed as poet (Pearl Rivers) and pioneer in opening of journalism to women.Map (db m103251) HM
3Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Picayune Colored High School
Picayune's first public high school for African Americans was established here in 1918. John Prentiss (J.P.) Johnson served as principal from 1943 to 1950, when a new school was constructed at another location in Picayune. He continued as . . . Map (db m149632) HM
4Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Pinecote Pavilion
Dedicated on November 23, 1986, the Pinecote Pavilion was built by the family of L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) as a memorial to his legacy. Crosby was a noted forestry figure, philanthropist, and civic leader who held a deep love for nature. . . . Map (db m149700) HM
5Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Southern Railroad Logo
The Logo symbolizes the Southern Railroad which took over the rail system from New Orleans and Northeastern Railroads on or about 1915. The Logo was initially placed in Picayune in 1917 where it remained until it was damaged by construction in 2008. . . . Map (db m103396) HM
6Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — Tank Car CROX 2027
Tank Car CROX 2027 was originally owned by Crosby Chemical Company, then sold to Arizona Chemical Company. When Arizona Chemical closed it was donated to the City of Picayune. The track on which it is located on is an original spur dating back to . . . Map (db m103250) HM
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7Mississippi (Pearl River County), Picayune — The "Hancock Rebels"
Organized in March 1862 by Capt. D.B. Seal at Hobolochitto (now Picayune), the "Hancock Rebels" became Co. C, 38th Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. Seeing action at Corinth, Iuka, and Vicksburg, the unit was mounted in 1864 and served under Nathan B. . . . Map (db m49065) HM
8Mississippi (Pearl River County), Poplarville — Old Wheat Cemetery
John Wheat, an early settler and Revolutionary War soldier, is buried here, along with other members of the Wheat family, including sons John and William Wheat, who served in the War of 1812, and grandsons James A. and William G. Wheat, . . . Map (db m206578) HM
9Mississippi (Pearl River County), Poplarville — The Old Courthouse
The first courthouse for Pearl River County was built on this site in 1891-1892. It served the county until it was replaced by a new courthouse constructed across the street, in 1918.Map (db m118386) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022