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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stone County, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Stone 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 Stone County, MS (11) Forrest County, MS (26) George County, MS (1) Hancock County, MS (31) Harrison County, MS (111) Jackson County, MS (55) Pearl River County, MS (8) Perry County, MS (1)  StoneCounty(11) Stone County (11)  ForrestCounty(26) Forrest County (26)  GeorgeCounty(1) George County (1)  HancockCounty(31) Hancock County (31)  HarrisonCounty(111) Harrison County (111)  JacksonCounty(55) Jackson County (55)  PearlRiverCounty(8) Pearl River County (8)  PerryCounty(1) Perry County (1)
Adjacent to Stone County, Mississippi
    Forrest County (26)
    George County (1)
    Hancock County (31)
    Harrison County (111)
    Jackson County (55)
    Pearl River County (8)
    Perry County (1)
 
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1Mississippi (Stone County), McHenry — Lt. Col. John Bond
On U.S. 49 at East McHenry Road, in the median on U.S. 49.
Grave 4 mi. S.W. Pioneer of South Mississippi. Captain in War of 1812, 1813-15. Lt. Col. militia & member territorial legislature, 1815, 1817. State legislator, 1838, 1839.Map (db m97108) HM
2Mississippi (Stone County), McHenry — McHenry
On McHenry School Drive 0.1 miles south of West McHenry Road, on the right when traveling south.
In 1889 George Austin McHenry led fifty-four families from Michigan to a site on the proposed route of the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad twenty-five miles north of Gulfport. This "Michigan settlement," later known as McHenry, flourished as a forest . . . Map (db m122361) HM
3Mississippi (Stone County), Perkinston — John Perkins
On U.S. 49 at Perkinston-Silver Run Road (Main Street), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 49.
In 1860, John Perkins, his wife, and their two daughters lived in a square~timber cabin located on a hill one~tenth of a mile to the northeast. By the mid~1890s a small community formed here, with the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad depot and post . . . Map (db m109200) HM
4Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — City of Wiggins
On First Street North north of East College Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Named for pioneer settler Wiggins Hatten, Wiggins was proclaimed an incorporated municipality by Mississippi governor J. K. Vardaman on March 26, 1904. From 1902 to 1929 the main industry in Wiggins was a sawmill erected by the Finkbine . . . Map (db m122362) HM
5Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Gulf & Ship Island Railroad
On South Magnolia Drive (Mississippi Route 29) at East Pine Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Magnolia Drive.
As early as 1837, attempts were made to build the Gulf & Ship Island Railroad. It was finally completed from Gulfport to Hattiesburg by Buffalo, New York, financier Joseph T. Jones in October 1896. Commercial operations began on January . . . Map (db m122364) HM
6Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Depot
On First Street North north of North 1st Street, on the right when traveling north.
Following the fire of January 21, 1910, in downtown Wiggins, Gulf and Ship Island Railroad officials replaced the two-story, wooden depot lost lo the blaze with a one-story wood frame structure. In the late 1990s, when the Kansas City . . . Map (db m122363) HM
7Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean1910~1974
On North Azalea Drive (U.S. 49) 1.3 miles north of West Central Avenue (State Highway 26), on the left when traveling north.
Dizzy Dean, a baseball legend, lived in Bond ~ a small community five miles north of Wiggins. He lived there with his wife Pat, who had grown up in the area. He was often seen conducting business and visiting friends on the streets of Wiggins, a . . . Map (db m167315) HM
8Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Professor W.P. Locker
On East Central Avenue (State Highway 26) at Iowa Street, on the right when traveling east on East Central Avenue.
Born a slave on July 19, 1854, in North Carolina, Professor W.P. Locker became a highly respected educator in Stone County in the first quarter of the 20th century. In 1959, the Stone County Training School, built in 1955, was named in his honor. . . . Map (db m109198) HM
9Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Stone County
On North Azalea Drive (U.S. 49) 1.3 miles north of West Central Avenue (State Highway 26), on the left when traveling north.
Stone County was proposed by legislator Andrew Wiggins Bond and created from the north third of Harrison County during a May 8, 1916 vote. It is named for two~time Mississippi governor John Marshall Stone. The county seat, Wiggins, was established . . . Map (db m109217) HM
10Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Stone County Courthouse
On Court Street at East Cavers Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Court Street.
Designed by architect Xavier Kramer, and constructed by Standard Construction Co. in 1917, this multi-storied Neo-Classical building contains a large courtroom and offices for county officials. A cultural as well as legal center, the . . . Map (db m122369) HM
11Mississippi (Stone County), Wiggins — Stone County War Memorial
On East Cavers Avenue east of 2nd Street South, on the left when traveling east.
In memory of all veterans - living and dead - and a special memory to the ones that gave their lives for their country from Stone County. In God We Trust World War I   ·  Korea World War II   ·  Vietnam Iraq - Iran . . . Map (db m122686) WM
 
May. 17, 2021