“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 Lincoln County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Lincoln 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> Lincoln County, MS (27) Amite County, MS (15) Copiah County, MS (17) Franklin County, MS (5) Jefferson County, MS (41) Lawrence County, MS (5) Pike County, MS (32) Walthall County, MS (5)  LincolnCounty(27) Lincoln County (27)  AmiteCounty(15) Amite County (15)  CopiahCounty(17) Copiah County (17)  FranklinCounty(5) Franklin County (5)  JeffersonCounty(41) Jefferson County (41)  LawrenceCounty(5) Lawrence County (5)  PikeCounty(32) Pike County (32)  WalthallCounty(5) Walthall County (5)
Brookhaven is the county seat for Lincoln County
Adjacent to Lincoln County, Mississippi
      Amite County (15)  
      Copiah County (17)  
      Franklin County (5)  
      Jefferson County (41)  
      Lawrence County (5)  
      Pike County (32)  
      Walthall County (5)  
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1 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Bogue Chitto — Pioneer HomesiteWilliam Price
William Price Born ca 1770 S.C Died June 1837Elizabeth Moak Price Born ca 1780 S.C Died July 1837Their Children Susan 1800 1885 Martha 1802-1893 Henry M 1804-1880 William A 1805-1857 Esther 1807-1832 Lenorah 1809 Mary 1814 1831 . . . Map (db m122904) HM
2 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Bogue Chitto — Pioneer HomesiteRobert "Bob" Price
Robert "Bob" Price Born 1777 S.C Died 13 Jan 1862Mary Moak Price Born ca 1784 S.C Died aft. 1850 Robert Price 1815 Land Patent 8243 Pike Co., MS Children: Only Two Known Sons James Price 1806 SC - 1883 MS Married . . . Map (db m125201) HM
3 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Bogue Chitto — Pioneer HomesiteJoseph Price
Joseph Price Born 7 July 1785 SC - Died 30 September 1875 MS Married ca 1808 MARY HART Born 9 October 1790 SC - Died 1822 MS CHILDREN Uriah 1809-1864 John 1815->1860 Elizabeth 1811-1848 Mary 1817- Alexander 1813 - 1889 Martha 1819- . . . Map (db m126377) HM
4 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Brookhaven
Founded by Samuel Jayne in 1818, it grew rapidly as a railway terminus after 1851. Was recruiting and hospital center during Civil War. Since 1907 has led in dairy industry.Map (db m79094) HM
5 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — 210 — Brookhaven Blues: A Tribute — Mississippi Blues Trail —
Front Virgil Brawley, Blind Jim Brewer, Moses “Whispering” Smith and other Brookhaven musicians have spread the blues far and wide, across the country or overseas. Brawley (1948-2018) remained the most locally connected, often returning here to . . . Map (db m202883) HM
6 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Brookhaven Light Artillery
Also known as Hoskin's Battery, this unit was organized on May 11, 1861. The battery saw action in numerous engagements, including the Battle of Jackson on May 14, 1863. In June 1863 the unit was engaged at Mechanicsburg, Miss. and served with . . . Map (db m79089) HM
7 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Coffee Pot Inn
Constructed in 1931 by James J. Carruth and his wife, the two-story stucco Coffee Pot Inn was Brookhavens's first drive-in restaurant. The building also served as the Carruth family home and as a Greyhound bus stop in 1933. In 1936, Eddie Hinnant . . . Map (db m117344) HM
8 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Confederate Memorial Monument
First erected in 1896 in memory of Elias Bowsky, 3rd Bat. Co. E, 45th Mississippi Infantry, by his brother George, this twenty-foot-tall monument was deeded to the Sylvester Gwin Camp U.C.V. in 1924, and now serves as a memorial for the Confederate . . . Map (db m80085) HM
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9 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Dr. Albert L. Lott
Born in Brookhaven, Albert L. Lott (1921-1993) graduated high school at age 16. He immediately began seeking a medical degree, which he received in 1950. Returning to practice in his hometown, he became the first African American doctor appointed . . . Map (db m117337) HM
10 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Heucks Retreat School
Est. 1880 as one-room, one-teacher school. In 1920 consol. several community schools & became accredited high school. Closed in 1959, students transferred to other schools. Presented by Heucks Alumni, 1984.Map (db m122659) HM
11 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Horse & Mule Watering Trough
Built in the early 1920's, this trough sits in its original location, a relic of a period long passed. Travel from town to town was primarily done by mule pulled wagons. The area was plentiful with corn and cotton making such trade activity among . . . Map (db m117566) HM
12 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Lampton Auditorium1912
Mary Jane Conerly Lampton (1828- 1879), a mother, teacher, and diarist, grew up in Old Pike County, now Walthall. She married Benjamin Lampton, planter who became a successful pioneer merchant of Old Pike County and Marion County. Together they . . . Map (db m117342) HM
13 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — 142 — Little Brother Montgomery
Side ALittle Brother Montgomery (1906-1985), a major presence on south Mississippi's blues and jazz scene during much of the pre-World War II era, was famed for his trembling vocals and masterful piano playing. The Montgomery family, . . . Map (db m117480) HM
14 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Old Brookhaven
The city of Boookhaven was first settled here in 1824 by James H. Bull. In 1833 Bull sold 160 acres of land to Samuel Jayne and William Ray Jayne, who established a grist mill operation near the Bouge Chitto River. In 1857 the New Orleans, Jackson . . . Map (db m117557) HM
15 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Original King's Daughters Hospital
Dr. John H. Johnson and Dr. Dudley W. Jones opened the area's first hospital in a two-story residence at this site in 1909. In 1913, the Willing Hearts Circle purchased the equipment, rented the building, and formed the King's Daughters . . . Map (db m196207) HM
16 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Pearlhaven
In 1899, the Pearl River Lumber Company established the mill town of Pearlhaven. Pealrhaven was incorporated in 1901 with 310 residents, who elected a mayor, board of aldermen, and marshal the same year. The town included a hotel, three churches . . . Map (db m117479) HM
17 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Rose Hill Cemetery
Established in 1861 on land given to the city of Brookhaven by Rev. Milton J. Whitworth, founder of Whitworth College, this cemetery is among Brookhaven's first and largest burial grounds. Rose Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for over . . . Map (db m80082) HM
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18 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — St. Stephens Road
Constructed ca. 1806-1811 and passing near this area, the St. Stephens Road was a main wagon and trade route connecting Natchez through the Mississippi Territory with Fort St. Stephens in Alabama. The opening of the road enabled safer travel . . . Map (db m117338) HM
19 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Temple B'nai Sholom
Built in 1896, this Moorish Revival-style structure served the Jewish communities of Brookhaven, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst and Wesson until 2009. At that time, the Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society began to use the building as a . . . Map (db m117519) HM
20 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Brookhaven — Whitworth College
Founded 1858, as Methodist womans college. Traditional successor to Elizabeth Academy, Washington, Miss. Served as Confederate Hospital, 1861-5. Founded by Milton J. Whitworth, pioneer planter & lay minister.Map (db m80102) HM
21 Mississippi, Lincoln County, East Lincoln — East Lincoln High School
East Lincoln High School was the first consolidated high school in Lincoln County. Constructed on this site in 1923, the campus included a school building, a shop and vocational building, lunchroom, teacher''s housing superintendent''s home, . . . Map (db m122712) HM
22 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Fair River — Fair Oak Springs
Fair Oak Springs consolidated school opened on this site in 1927. The campus consisted of a school building, gymnasium and teacher's home. The school offered an education for the children of the Fair River, Oak Grove and Big Springs . . . Map (db m122711) HM
23 Mississippi, Lincoln County, New Sight — New Sight School
In 1921 the Confederate Grove, Garner, Clear Branch, and Mt. Zion community schools consolidated to create the Now Sight School, once located on this site. Established under the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, designed to promote vocational, . . . Map (db m122495) HM
24 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Norfield — Norfield
Named for Frederick Norwood and John S. Butterfield, founders of the Norwood-Butterfield Lumber Company, Norfield was incorporated in 1894. In 1900, Butterfield became sole owner of the company and Denkmann Lumber Co. operated the sawmill from . . . Map (db m201175) HM
25 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Ruth — Site of Ruth School
Ruth School, offering grades 1-10, was established with Smith-Hughes Foundation Endowment funds at this site in 1924 by consolidation of the community schools of Eaton, Providence, Topisaw, Sweetwater, Pleasant Hill, Pine Grove, Excelsia, Moaks . . . Map (db m122756) HM
26 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Wesson — Smith/Furr Pioneer Homesite
Deed U.S.G. 1816 Section 17 Township 8- North Range 9- East Christian Furr 1792-1850 Catherine Pierce Furr 1792-1882 Lott Furr 1834-1862 Martha Maxwell Furr 1824-1894 James William Smith 1864-1931 lst marriage: Mary Breedon . . . Map (db m122525) HM
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27 Mississippi, Lincoln County, Wilkinson — Home Site 1812-1855
Home Site 1812-1855 ANDREW MOAK SR. March 1, 1782 S.C. - March 15, 1855 Pioneer - Oldest Settlement in Lincoln County, Mississippi. and two wives CATHERINE DOMINEY July 15, 1784 S.C. - July 18, 1821 SUSANNAH DOMINEY Nov. 18, . . . Map (db m126098) HM
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Feb. 27, 2024