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Historical Markers in Centreville, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Amite County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Amite County, MS (15) Franklin County, MS (3) Lincoln County, MS (27) Pike County, MS (31) Wilkinson County, MS (63) East Feliciana Parish, LA (55) St. Helena Parish, LA (7) Tangipahoa Parish, LA (32)  AmiteCounty(15) Amite County (15)  FranklinCounty(3) Franklin County (3)  LincolnCounty(27) Lincoln County (27)  PikeCounty(31) Pike County (31)  WilkinsonCounty(63) Wilkinson County (63)  EastFelicianaParishLouisiana(55) East Feliciana Parish (55)  St.HelenaParish(7) St. Helena Parish (7)  TangipahoaParish(32) Tangipahoa Parish (32)
Liberty is the county seat for Amite County
Centreville is in Amite County
      Amite County (15)  
ADJACENT TO AMITE COUNTY
      Franklin County (3)  
      Lincoln County (27)  
      Pike County (31)  
      Wilkinson County (63)  
      East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana (55)  
      St. Helena Parish, Louisiana (7)  
      Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana (32)  
 
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1Mississippi (Amite County), Centreville — Centreville(Elysian Fields)
Began as Spanish relay post. Was known prior to 1824 as Elysian Fields, or Amite Courthouse. Chartered in 1880. After 1884, new town, springing up on railroad, gradually absorbed old site.Map (db m96426) HM
2Mississippi (Wilkinson County), Centreville — Anne MoodyMississippi Writers Trail
A heroine of the Civil Rights Movement, Anne Moody was born in 1940 in Wilkinson County near Centreville. In her classic 1968 memoir, Coming of Age in Mississippi, she lucidly and eloquently articulates what it was like to grow up in . . . Map (db m193106) HM
3Mississippi (Wilkinson County), Centreville — Camp Van Dorn
Named for CSA General Earl Van Dorn, this U.S. Army Post served as a training camp from 1942-1945. The 99th ("Checkerboard") and the 63rd ("Blood and Fire") divisions trained here and fought in Europe, suffering over 10,000 casualties in such . . . Map (db m96276) HM
4Mississippi (Wilkinson County), Centreville — Midway Methodist Church
Nearby is the site of the original log cabin church established in 1811 by Matthew Bowman. Wm. Winans, circuit rider and leader in Miss. Methodism served as pastor, and in 1815, married Martha DuBose.Map (db m96035) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022