“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 Smith County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Smith 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> Smith County, MS (5) Covington County, MS (7) Jasper County, MS (3) Jones County, MS (13) Newton County, MS (10) Rankin County, MS (16) Scott County, MS (9) Simpson County, MS (9)  SmithCounty(5) Smith County (5)  CovingtonCounty(7) Covington County (7)  JasperCounty(3) Jasper County (3)  JonesCounty(13) Jones County (13)  NewtonCounty(10) Newton County (10)  RankinCounty(16) Rankin County (16)  ScottCounty(9) Scott County (9)  SimpsonCounty(9) Simpson County (9)
Raleigh is the county seat for Smith County
Adjacent to Smith County, Mississippi
      Covington County (7)  
      Jasper County (3)  
      Jones County (13)  
      Newton County (10)  
      Rankin County (16)  
      Scott County (9)  
      Simpson County (9)  
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1 Mississippi, Smith County, Raleigh — Center Ridge School
Center Ridge School, established in the late 19th century, was located at this site. A white, framed building, the school served the Center Ridge community until 1956, when it was consolidated with a nearby school. The Unity United Methodist Church, . . . Map (db m57557) HM
2 Mississippi, Smith County, Raleigh — Harrison Hotel
Built ca. 1845, the hotel once located on this site was among the first public buildings in Raleigh. During the Civil War, it was used as headquarters for Col. Robert Lowry, future governor of Mississippi. Political figures, including Jefferson . . . Map (db m173380) HM
3 Mississippi, Smith County, Raleigh — Smith County Courthouse
Built in 1913, the Smith County Courthouse was designed by the Weathers-Foley Company of Memphis in the Neo-Classical Style. Cost of construction was $50.000. The present structure replaced an earlier courthouse on this site, built in 1892, which . . . Map (db m173379) HM
4 Mississippi, Smith County, Taylorsville — John Crowe Ransom
A noted poet, editor, and educator, John Crowe Ransom (1888-1974) was one of a group of southern agrarian poets known as the Fugitives. Ransom's first teaching position, at age 17, was at Taylorsville High School (1905-1906). He later became a . . . Map (db m59303) HM
5 Mississippi, Smith County, Taylorsville — Watkins Museum
Constructed in 1901, this rectangular wood-frame building served as the Taylorsville Signal newspaper office until the late 1960s. Hattie and Marie Watkins took over the newspaper in 1930 after the death of their father, James Thomas Watkins, . . . Map (db m126796) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023