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

Clickable Map of Covington 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> Covington County, MS (7) Forrest County, MS (36) Jefferson Davis County, MS (2) Jones County, MS (13) Lamar County, MS (5) Simpson County, MS (9) Smith County, MS (5)  CovingtonCounty(7) Covington County (7)  ForrestCounty(36) Forrest County (36)  JeffersonDavisCounty(2) Jefferson Davis County (2)  JonesCounty(13) Jones County (13)  LamarCounty(5) Lamar County (5)  SimpsonCounty(9) Simpson County (9)  SmithCounty(5) Smith County (5)
Collins is the county seat for Covington County
Adjacent to Covington County, Mississippi
      Forrest County (36)  
      Jefferson Davis County (2)  
      Jones County (13)  
      Lamar County (5)  
      Simpson County (9)  
      Smith County (5)  
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1 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — Birthplace of Gerald McRaneyBorn August 19, 1947
This native son, through his celebrity status as a television and motion picture actor, has brought recognition to this community. Because his life was shaped by his heritage, he returns to his grassroots each year to visit family and friends. This . . . Map (db m170481) HM
2 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — Courthouse Square at Williamsburg
Covington County was established in 1819, and the county seat was located here in 1829. This courthouse square has been the site of three courthouses, built in 1829, 1854, and 1894. The last courthouse was burned by arson in 1904. After the county . . . Map (db m110966) HM
3 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — Covington County Courthouse
Constructed in 1907 after the county seat moved from Williamsburg, this building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Covington County was formed by an act of the State Legislature on January 5, 1819, and signed into . . . Map (db m149333) HM
4 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — Covington County Vietnam War Memorial
Front In honor of Covington County Veterans of the Vietnam War Rear In Memory of James Russell Pope Private First Class 2nd Bn. 16th Infantry, 1st Inf. Div. USARV Collins, MS Jan. 28, 1947 - July 27, . . . Map (db m111173) WM
5 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — Covington County War Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces who served their country in all wars and to those who gave their lives in defense of freedom Map (db m111175) WM
6 Mississippi, Covington County, Collins — PFC Mack A. Jordan1928 — 1951 — Medal of Honor —
"Company F" 21st. Infantry Regiment 24th. Infantry Division 1928 — 1951 ★★★★★ Citation Private First Class Jordan distinguished himself by conspicuous . . . Map (db m111518) HM WM
7 Mississippi, Covington County, Seminary — Zion Seminary
East ¼ mile. Founded in 1846 as a coeducational boarding school by A.R. Graves, NY Presbyterian clergyman. Gave pre-law, pre-medical and fine arts training. Destroyed in the Civil War.Map (db m170485) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023