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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pearl River County, Mississippi
Adjacent to Pearl River County, Mississippi
▶ Forrest County (26) ▶ Hancock County (31) ▶ Harrison County (111) ▶ Lamar County (3) ▶ Marion County (8) ▶ Stone County (11) ▶ St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana (48) ▶ Washington Parish, Louisiana (11)
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|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|
|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|
| 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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|