“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 Issaquena County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Issaquena 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> Issaquena County, MS (4) Sharkey County, MS (13) Warren County, MS (499) Washington County, MS (72) Yazoo County, MS (23) Chicot County, AR (17) East Carroll Parish, LA (13)  IssaquenaCounty(4) Issaquena County (4)  SharkeyCounty(13) Sharkey County (13)  WarrenCounty(499) Warren County (499)  WashingtonCounty(72) Washington County (72)  YazooCounty(23) Yazoo County (23)  ChicotCountyArkansas(17) Chicot County (17)  EastCarrollParishLouisiana(13) East Carroll Parish (13)
Mayersville is the county seat for Issaquena County
Adjacent to Issaquena County, Mississippi
      Sharkey County (13)  
      Warren County (499)  
      Washington County (72)  
      Yazoo County (23)  
      Chicot County, Arkansas (17)  
      East Carroll Parish, Louisiana (13)  
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1 Mississippi, Issaquena County, Grace — Grace Mounds — Mississippi Mound Trail —
Of the five original mounds located on the eastern bank of Steele Bayou, only Mounds A and B survive. At 40 and 16 feet respectively, Mounds A and B were built using a technique called basket loading. Archaeological excavations found evidence of at . . . Map (db m154734) HM
2 Mississippi, Issaquena County, Mayersville — 22 — Unita Blackwell — Mississippi Freedom Trail —
Unita Blackwell, born in a sharecropper's shack in Lula, Mississippi, on March 18, 1933, became a SNCC activist in 1964 and represented the MFDP at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. She was instrumental in Head Start, MACE, and the . . . Map (db m235171) HM
3 Mississippi, Issaquena County, Valley Park — Aden Mounds — Mississippi Mound Trail —
Aden Mounds consists of three mounds surrounding a rectangular plaza, the fourth side open to Jeff Davis Bayou. Mounds A and B are rectangular platform mounds nearly 10 feet in height. Mound C is no longer visible, but archaeologists discovered its . . . Map (db m154464) HM
4 Mississippi, Issaquena County, Vicksburg — 1167 — Steele's Bayou Expedition
The Steele's Bayou Expedition (March 14-27, 1863) was one of several Union efforts to bypass Confederate defenses at Snyder's Bluff by sending amphibious forces through the Delta's waterways. While the expedition ultimately failed in its objective, . . . Map (db m187815) HM
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Dec. 6, 2023