“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 Crystal Springs, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Copiah 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> Copiah County, MS (16) Claiborne County, MS (130) Hinds County, MS (196) Jefferson County, MS (41) Lawrence County, MS (5) Lincoln County, MS (27) Rankin County, MS (16) Simpson County, MS (9)  CopiahCounty(16) Copiah County (16)  ClaiborneCounty(130) Claiborne County (130)  HindsCounty(196) Hinds County (196)  JeffersonCounty(41) Jefferson County (41)  LawrenceCounty(5) Lawrence County (5)  LincolnCounty(27) Lincoln County (27)  RankinCounty(16) Rankin County (16)  SimpsonCounty(9) Simpson County (9)
Hazlehurst is the county seat for Copiah County
Crystal Springs is in Copiah County
      Copiah County (16)  
      Claiborne County (130)  
      Hinds County (196)  
      Jefferson County (41)  
      Lawrence County (5)  
      Lincoln County (27)  
      Rankin County (16)  
      Simpson County (9)  
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1Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — Bus-Train Collision of 1942
On August 5, 1942, a southbound train collided with a westbound bus, killing fifteen bus passengers and injuring many more. The Greyhound bus, traveling from New Orleans to Jackson, stopped at the east side of the Marion Avenue railroad crossing to . . . Map (db m50894) HM
2Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — Chautauqua Buildings
In its heyday, Chautauqua Park boasted of eighty-eight cottages surrounding the Tabernacle, a grocery, a restaurant, and a forty-room hotel. Before its demise in 1917, the Chautauqua Assembly attracted people from across the United States with ten . . . Map (db m179070) HM
3Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — Chautauqua Tabernacle
The original amphitheater constructed of terraced ground and covered with sawdust sloping downward to the covered tabernacle was originally constructed in 1872 when the Brookhaven District of the United Methodist Church founded Hennington . . . Map (db m182923) HM
4Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — Crystal Springs
Old town 3 miles to west. Moved to railroad in 1858. In 1870's became first tomato - shipping point in U. S. and has since won fame as the "vegetable capital of Mississippi".Map (db m178612) HM
5Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — P.T.A. Birthplace
Here in Oct., 1909, at Lake Chautauqua tabernacle, Miss. Congress of Parents and Teachers was organized by delegates from 5 cities. Founder & first president was Mrs. R. B. Stapleton, of Hattiesburg.Map (db m178610) HM
6Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — Spring House
The Chautauqua Spring House located in the hollow due west of here off of the Tree Top Trail, was constructed to shelter the clear spring that supplied drinking water to the Chautauqua Hotel and campground in the early twentieth century. While this . . . Map (db m182943) HM
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7Mississippi (Copiah County), Crystal Springs — 22 — Tommy Johnson
Tommy Johnson (1896-1956) was one of the most influential blues artists in Mississippi in the 1920s and 1930s. He grew up in the Crystal Springs area, where he often performed with his brothers LeDell and Mager. His original songs, which were widely . . . Map (db m50895) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022