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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Tippah County, Mississippi
Adjacent to Tippah County, Mississippi
► Alcorn County (56) ► Benton County (6) ► Prentiss County (12) ► Union County (11) ► Hardeman County, Tennessee (20)
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|N.E. 3 mi. Organized by Rev. Dan. McKay, 1842. Rev. G. B. Waldrop, Benj. Collins, & Nat. Harbin were first officers. Here M. P. Lowrey was pastor while drafting plans for Blue Mt. College. — — Map (db m171645) HM|
Rebuilt Dec. 25, 1964
Rev. J.R. McDonald, Pastor — — Map (db m171655) HM|
|First organized in the 1930s in a small one~room frame building that was replaced with this four~room schoolhouse in 1948. The Antioch Colored School served the African American children of the Orizaba community and consolidated the Ball Nob, Adkins . . . — — Map (db m171647) HM|
|Founded by Gen. M.P. Lowrey in 1873. Named for hill ½ mi. N.W. of this spot. In 1918 Lowrey and Berry families gave college properties to state Baptist Convention. — — Map (db m171642) HM|
In October 1964 the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church was destroyed by fire after a Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party rally there led by Fannie Lou Hamer. On December 22 church members and other volunteers, along with Oberlin . . . — — Map (db m171654) HM|
|After losing her brother, a doctor, in WWI, Jessie Mauney was inspired to become a doctor. Despite gender discrimination, she persisted and earned a medical degree from Tulane Medical School, practicing from 1927 until 1985. Her clinic was in her . . . — — Map (db m171643) HM|
Mr. Will Knox, President — — Map (db m171652) HM|
|Organized 1850. Originally located near Old Blue Mountain Cemetery and moved here to the Deentown community in 1885. In the early 1900s and in 1975, the church was destroyed by tornadoes. The first pastor was Rev. Allen Godwin. Mark Lowery, former . . . — — Map (db m171659) HM|
|In 1936, Dr. Charles D. Johnson established a regional festival to foster the exchange of ideas between local amateur and professional writers. Dr. Johnson invited English professors at colleges and universities in Mississippi, Louisiana and . . . — — Map (db m171688) HM|
|E. 1 mi. Organized, July 1842 by Rev. John Wilson as an Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Sunday school organized same year by Maj. Robt. McBryde. Serves Tippah and Union counties. — — Map (db m171644) HM|
|Orvil Lucian Cotton (1896~1992), born in Falkner, Mississippi, served in World War I as a member of the 105th Field Signal Battalion. Cotton was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions on the night of November 27, 1918, during a . . . — — Map (db m171564) HM|
|Commemorating famed C.S.A. General whose cavalry rode here & elsewhere in Northeast Mississippi harassing Federals in the last years of the Civil War. — — Map (db m171611) HM|
|Originally Chickasaw territory, Tippah County was formed on March 1, 1836. On May 9, 1837, Ripley was named the county seat. The original log courthouse was replaced in 1838 by a brick structure, which was burned by Union troops in 1864. A new . . . — — Map (db m171609) HM|
|(Front) In memory of the Confederate soldiers of Tippah County, our heroic dead and the chivalrous living who wore the gray, 1861-1865.
(Left) On every great battle field of the war, their valor was illustrated. They won . . . — — Map (db m171610) WM|
|Col. William Falkner (1825~1889) moved to Ripley in 1842. A lawyer, soldier, and president of the Ripley Railroad Co., Falkner wrote several books, including The White Rose of Memphis. He is believed to have been the inspiration for his . . . — — Map (db m171567) HM|