“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 Yalobusha County, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Yalobusha 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> Yalobusha County, MS (10) Calhoun County, MS (4) Grenada County, MS (19) Lafayette County, MS (62) Panola County, MS (10) Tallahatchie County, MS (16)  YalobushaCounty(10) Yalobusha County (10)  CalhounCounty(4) Calhoun County (4)  GrenadaCounty(19) Grenada County (19)  LafayetteCounty(62) Lafayette County (62)  PanolaCounty(10) Panola County (10)  TallahatchieCounty(16) Tallahatchie County (16)
Water Valley and Coffeeville are both the county seat for Yalobusha County
Adjacent to Yalobusha County, Mississippi
      Calhoun County (4)  
      Grenada County (19)  
      Lafayette County (62)  
      Panola County (10)  
      Tallahatchie County (16)  
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1 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Bryant — Okachickima
S. 5 mi. is site of Okachickima post office, est. ca. 1820. Nearby are sites of Old Yalobusha Plantation, owned 1835-49 by Pres. James K. Polk and farm of U.S. Rep. Franklin E. Plummer.Map (db m173914) HM
2 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Coffeeville — Battle of Coffeeville
In November 1862, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's army withdrew from a defensive line at Abbeville to Grenada. On December 5, Generals Lloyd Tilghman and Mansfield Lovell set an ambush for Federal forces in pursuit of the retreating Confederates. . . . Map (db m173909) HM
3 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Coffeeville — Coffeeville
First served as Indian trading post. Established, 1834, as Yalobusha County seat. Received name from Gen. John Coffee, who directed Indian removal from this area.Map (db m173910) HM
4 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Oakland — Battle of Oakland
As Gen. Ulysses S. Grant launched the Mississippi Central R. R. Campaign in November 1862, he ordered Union cavalry in Arkansas on a raid toward Grenada. Near Oakland, General C. C. Washburn and 1,900 cavalry met Confederate Col. John C. . . . Map (db m173901) HM
5 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Oakland — Dunbar Rowland(1864-1937)
Eminent historian and author. First director of the Miss. Dept. of Archives and History (1902-1937). His life was dedicated to preserving the history of Mississippi for the scholars of the future.Map (db m173902) HM
6 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — 151 — Casey Jones
(Front) On April 30, 1900, railroad engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones died when his Illinois Central train, the "Cannonball," collided with a stalled freight train in Vaughan, Mississippi. Jones, who once lived and worked in the railroad town . . . Map (db m55641) HM
7 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — Cradle of North Mississippi Methodism
The North Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, now the United Methodist Church, was organized one block East on November 30, 1870. It was created from portions of the Memphis, Alabama and Mississippi Conferences - Bishop . . . Map (db m55610) HM
8 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — Hubert Creekmore
Born in Water Valley in 1907, Hubert Creekmore earned degrees from the University of Mississippi and Columbia University and studied at the University of Colorado and Yale. A veteran of the US Navy in World War II, he was a poet, playwright, . . . Map (db m219817) HM
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9 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — James Ford
Born in Water Valley, James Ford (1911- 1968) was a pioneer in archaeology. Conducting extensive surveys across the Southeast, including the Mississippi Delta, he created a technique for dating sites using ceramic seriation. He also worked in . . . Map (db m219822) HM
10 Mississippi, Yalobusha County, Water Valley — Turnage DrugstoreServing Water Valley since 1905 — Passing the torch —
Robert W. Turnage is the fourth generation pharmacist in the Turnage family & new owner of Turnage Drugstore Inc. He trained & received his degree (Pharm.D) from the Ole Miss School of Pharmacy in 1999. Robert's great grandfather, Wade S. Turnage . . . Map (db m219826) HM
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Oct. 3, 2023