“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 Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Tippah 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> Tippah County, MS (15) Alcorn County, MS (63) Benton County, MS (6) Prentiss County, MS (12) Union County, MS (12) Hardeman County, TN (19)  TippahCounty(15) Tippah County (15)  AlcornCounty(63) Alcorn County (63)  BentonCounty(6) Benton County (6)  PrentissCounty(12) Prentiss County (12)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)  HardemanCountyTennessee(19) Hardeman County (19)
Ripley is the county seat for Tippah County
Blue Mountain is in Tippah County
      Tippah County (15)  
      Alcorn County (63)  
      Benton County (6)  
      Prentiss County (12)  
      Union County (12)  
      Hardeman County, Tennessee (19)  
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1Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Academy Baptist Church
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
2Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — AntiochTippah County — First Black Church —
Established 1844 Rebuilt Dec. 25, 1964 Rev. J.R. McDonald, PastorMap (db m171655) HM
3Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Antioch Colored School
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
4Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Blue Mountain College
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
5Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — 17 — Carpenters for Christmas — Mississippi Freedom Trail —
(obverse) 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
6Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Dr. Jessie Mauney(1893~1985)
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
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7Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — First in Tippah CountyAntioch T.C.D.C.
Established 1954 Mr. Will Knox, PresidentMap (db m171652) HM
8Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Macedonia Baptist Church
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
9Mississippi (Tippah County), Blue Mountain — Southern Literary Festival
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
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Dec. 6, 2022