“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Yalobusha County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Yalobusha County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Yalobusha County, MS (7) Calhoun County, MS (4) Grenada County, MS (17) Lafayette County, MS (26) Panola County, MS (10) Tallahatchie County, MS (14)  YalobushaCounty(7) Yalobusha County (7)  CalhounCounty(4) Calhoun County (4)  GrenadaCounty(17) Grenada County (17)  LafayetteCounty(26) Lafayette County (26)  PanolaCounty(10) Panola County (10)  TallahatchieCounty(14) Tallahatchie County (14)
Water Valley and Coffeeville are both the county seat for Yalobusha County
Adjacent to Yalobusha County, Mississippi
      Calhoun County (4)  
      Grenada County (17)  
      Lafayette County (26)  
      Panola County (10)  
      Tallahatchie County (14)  
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1Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Bryant — Okachickima
On Mississippi Route 7 at Winters Street (County Road 75), on the right when traveling north on State Route 7.
S. 5 mi. is site of Okachickima post office, est. ca. 1820. Nearby are sites of Old Yalobusha Plantation, owned 1835-49 by Pres. James K. Polk and farm of U.S. Rep. Franklin E. Plummer.Map (db m173914) HM
2Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Coffeeville — Battle of Coffeeville
On Old Water Valley Road (County Road 212) at County Road 222, on the right when traveling north on Old Water Valley Road.
In November 1862, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's army withdrew from a defensive line at Abbeville to Grenada. On December 5, Generals Lloyd Tilghman and Mansfield Lovell set an ambush for Federal forces in pursuit of the retreating Confederates. . . . Map (db m173909) HM
3Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Coffeeville — Coffeeville
On Oklahoma Street (County Road 436) 0.1 miles north of Wortham Street, on the right when traveling north.
First served as Indian trading post. Established, 1834, as Yalobusha County seat. Received name from Gen. John Coffee, who directed Indian removal from this area.Map (db m173910) HM
4Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Oakland — Battle of Oakland
On Mississippi Route 32 at Oakland Enid Road (County Road 22), on the left when traveling north on State Route 32.
As Gen. Ulysses S. Grant launched the Mississippi Central R. R. Campaign in November 1862, he ordered Union cavalry in Arkansas on a raid toward Grenada. Near Oakland, General C. C. Washburn and 1,900 cavalry met Confederate Col. John C. . . . Map (db m173901) HM
5Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Oakland — Dunbar Rowland(1864-1937)
On U.S. 51 at Hickory Street, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 51.
Eminent historian and author. First director of the Miss. Dept. of Archives and History (1902-1937). His life was dedicated to preserving the history of Mississippi for the scholars of the future.Map (db m173902) HM
6Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — 151 — Casey Jones
On Blackmur Street (State Highway 315) 0.1 miles Main Street (State Highway 315), on the right when traveling east.
(Front) On April 30, 1900, railroad engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones died when his Illinois Central train, the "Cannonball," collided with a stalled freight train in Vaughan, Mississippi. Jones, who once lived and worked in the railroad town . . . Map (db m55641) HM
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7Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — Cradle of North Mississippi Methodism
On Main Street (State Highway 315) at Wood Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street.
The North Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, now the United Methodist Church, was organized one block East on November 30, 1870. It was created from portions of the Memphis, Alabama and Mississippi Conferences - Bishop . . . Map (db m55610) HM
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Mar. 20, 2023