“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 Benton, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Yazoo 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> Yazoo County, MS (24) Attala County, MS (12) Hinds County, MS (224) Holmes County, MS (22) Humphreys County, MS (8) Issaquena County, MS (4) Madison County, MS (36) Sharkey County, MS (13) Warren County, MS (548)  YazooCounty(24) Yazoo County (24)  AttalaCounty(12) Attala County (12)  HindsCounty(224) Hinds County (224)  HolmesCounty(22) Holmes County (22)  HumphreysCounty(8) Humphreys County (8)  IssaquenaCounty(4) Issaquena County (4)  MadisonCounty(36) Madison County (36)  SharkeyCounty(13) Sharkey County (13)  WarrenCounty(548) Warren County (548)
Yazoo City is the county seat for Yazoo County
Benton is in Yazoo County
      Yazoo County (24)  
      Attala County (12)  
      Hinds County (224)  
      Holmes County (22)  
      Humphreys County (8)  
      Issaquena County (4)  
      Madison County (36)  
      Sharkey County (13)  
      Warren County (548)  
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1 Mississippi, Yazoo County, Benton — Benton
Yazoo County seat, 1829-50. Settled by Win. Y. Gadberry, 1828, first court being held in his log home. Chartered, 1836. Nearby Cedar Grove Plantation was home of Col. John Sharp & of famed Sen. John Sharp Williams.Map (db m213933) HM
2 Mississippi, Yazoo County, Benton — Civil Rights March
In June 1966 a march for voting rights, en route from Yazoo City to Jackson, camped here while passing through Benton. The marchers, including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., were provided food and water by members of the Oak Grove A.M.E. Church and by . . . Map (db m213932) HM
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Jul. 24, 2024