“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 Como, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Panola 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> Panola County, MS (16) Lafayette County, MS (63) Quitman County, MS (4) Tallahatchie County, MS (16) Tate County, MS (7) Tunica County, MS (11) Yalobusha County, MS (10)  PanolaCounty(16) Panola County (16)  LafayetteCounty(63) Lafayette County (63)  QuitmanCounty(4) Quitman County (4)  TallahatchieCounty(16) Tallahatchie County (16)  TateCounty(7) Tate County (7)  TunicaCounty(11) Tunica County (11)  YalobushaCounty(10) Yalobusha County (10)
Batesville and Sardis are both the county seat for Panola County
Como is in Panola County
      Panola County (16)  
      Lafayette County (63)  
      Quitman County (4)  
      Tallahatchie County (16)  
      Tate County (7)  
      Tunica County (11)  
      Yalobusha County (10)  
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1 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — Como
Named for Lake Como, Italy. First settled in 1832 by George Tait. Moved in 1857 to Tait property near railroad. Called Como Depot until 1906. Birthplace of Stark Young, famous author.Map (db m102670) HM
2 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — 71 — Mississippi Fred McDowell
Front Fred McDowell, a seminal figure in Mississippi hill country blues, was one of the most vibrant performers of the 1960s blues revival. McDowell (c. 1906-1972) was a sharecropper and local entertainer in 1959 when he made his first . . . Map (db m102873) HM
3 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — 172 — Napolian Strickland
Front Napolian Strickland (1924-2001) was one of Mississippi's most gifted musicians in the fife and drum and country blues traditions. A lifelong resident of the Como-Senatobia area, Strickland excelled on the homemade cane fife and . . . Map (db m102874) HM
4 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — 82 — Otha Turner
Front The African American fife and drum tradition in north Mississippi stretches back to the 1800s and is often noted for its similarities to African music. Its best known exponent, Otha (or Othar) Turner (c. 1908-2003), presided over . . . Map (db m102872) HM
5 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — Stark Young — Mississippi Writers Trail —
Young was born October 11, 1881, in Como. In 1897, two years after his family moved to Oxford, Mississippi, he enrolled at the University of Mississippi. He would receive his B.A. there in 1901, and an M.A. degree from Columbia University in New . . . Map (db m235142) HM
6 Mississippi, Panola County, Como — Stark YoungUnited for LibrariesLiterary Landmarks Registry
Como Mississippi-born Stark Young contributed to the literary legacy of the 20th century – as a dramŕ critic, novelist, playwright and poet. An accomplished artist educator and often called the greatest drama critic in the history of the . . . Map (db m235154) HM
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Feb. 25, 2024