“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 Montgomery County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Montgomery 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> Montgomery County, MS (13) Attala County, MS (10) Carroll County, MS (10) Choctaw County, MS (18) Grenada County, MS (19) Webster County, MS (6)  MontgomeryCounty(13) Montgomery County (13)  AttalaCounty(10) Attala County (10)  CarrollCounty(10) Carroll County (10)  ChoctawCounty(18) Choctaw County (18)  GrenadaCounty(19) Grenada County (19)  WebsterCounty(6) Webster County (6)
Winona is the county seat for Montgomery County
Adjacent to Montgomery County, Mississippi
      Attala County (10)  
      Carroll County (10)  
      Choctaw County (18)  
      Grenada County (19)  
      Webster County (6)  
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1 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Duck Hill — Lucie E. Campbell
Lucie Eddie Campbell (1885-1963) was born in Duck Hill. After her father was killed in a railroad accident, she moved with her family to Memphis at an early age. A graduate of Rust College, she became a teacher and was active in state and . . . Map (db m179056) HM
2 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Kilmichael — Address by President Abraham LincolnNovember 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m228700) HM
3 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Kilmichael — 159 — Kilmichael: B.B. King's Roots
Front Riley B. King, who was born in the Delta fifty miles west of here in 1925, spent many of his formative years in Kilmichael in the 1930s and ‘40s before achieving stardom as “B. B.” King. His first mentor on the guitar . . . Map (db m90016) HM
4 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Kilmichael — The Mississippi CarillonMississippi VA
The Mississippi Carillon shall stand forever in symbolic repose to honor our nation’s heroes who lie beneath this sacred earth. Her steel represents the strength and resolve of those who defend our great nation. Her bell represents the liberty . . . Map (db m228933) WM
5 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Stewart — E.H. Sumners Foundation Reported missing
This trust fund, est. in honor of timberman E. H. Sumners of Stewart by his wife in 1979, provides college tuition to students in 5 Miss. counties, offering wider access to higher education to thousands.Map (db m170377) HM
6 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Ensign William Devotie Billingsley
A graduate of Winona High School and the United States Naval Academy Class of 1909, Ensign Billingsley was one of the "Bird Men" — the pioneers of naval aviation, the pioneers of the test pilot generation, and the grandfathers of the . . . Map (db m89917) HM
7 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Immanuel Episcopal Church
Established in 1873 as a mission of All Saints Parish of Grenada, Mississippi. The first sanctuary was built in 1875 and the church was formally organized the following year with Reverend V.N. Shields serving as rector. In 1909 this Gothic Revival . . . Map (db m219770) HM
8 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway
Created by Congress in 1913, the highway in Mississippi follows U.S. 51, 49, & 90. Its central route runs from Fairview, Ky., Davis' birthplace, to Beauvior, his last home at Biloxi.Map (db m89904) HM
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9 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Montgomery County Confederate Monument1861 - 1865
[East (front) side] To the Confederacy President Jefferson Davis And the Soldiers who fought for States Rights CSA [South side] To the women of the Confederacy, who were as fair as our skies and sunny . . . Map (db m92672) WM
10 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — 120 — Roebuck "Pops" Staples — Mississippi Blues Trail —
Front Roebuck “Pops” Staples, one of the foremost figures in American gospel music as a singer, guitarist, and patriarch of the Staple Singers family group, was born on a farm near Winona on December 28, 1914. Staples began playing . . . Map (db m90019) HM
11 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — The "Final Spike"
On Jan. 31, 1860 The Final Spike Of The Old Mississippi Central Was Driven Just South Of Winona Establishing For The First Time Direct Rail Service From The Great Lakes To the Gulf Of Mexico.Map (db m89906) HM
12 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Winona Confederate MonumentC.S.A.
Our Confederate DeadMap (db m90263) WM
13 Mississippi, Montgomery County, Winona — Winona Jail Site
On June 9, 1963, police arrested civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer and several colleagues while they attempted to integrate a nearby segregated bus terminal. The group was traveling home to Mississippi after attending nonviolent protest . . . Map (db m219771) HM
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Dec. 4, 2023