“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 Ellisville, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Jones 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> Jones County, MS (13) Covington County, MS (7) Forrest County, MS (39) Jasper County, MS (3) Perry County, MS (2) Smith County, MS (5) Wayne County, MS (16)  JonesCounty(13) Jones County (13)  CovingtonCounty(7) Covington County (7)  ForrestCounty(39) Forrest County (39)  JasperCounty(3) Jasper County (3)  PerryCounty(2) Perry County (2)  SmithCounty(5) Smith County (5)  WayneCounty(16) Wayne County (16)
Laurel and Ellisville are both the county seat for Jones County
Ellisville is in Jones County
      Jones County (13)  
      Covington County (7)  
      Forrest County (39)  
      Jasper County (3)  
      Perry County (2)  
      Smith County (5)  
      Wayne County (16)  
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1 Mississippi, Jones County, Ellisville — Amos Deason Home
This one-story, Greek Revival-style house was constructed ca. 1847 with a wood façade shaped to resemble stone blocks and a hexagon-shaped entrance vestibule. On October 5, 1863 Confederate Major Amos McLemore, who had been sent to the area to round . . . Map (db m73449) HM
2 Mississippi, Jones County, Ellisville — Jones County Courthouse
Jones County was established in 1826 with two county seats, Ellisville and Laurel. This courthouse was designed by architect Penn Jeffries (P.J.) Krouse and constructed by Norris and Gardner in 1908, with the Laurel courthouse in 1908, as its twin. . . . Map (db m111002) HM
3 Mississippi, Jones County, Ellisville — Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home
Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? On October 5, 1863, Major McLemore sat in front of the fire in the comfortable home of Amos Deason. He had been sent from Atlanta to round up a growing number of deserters who hid out in the swamps of . . . Map (db m129103) HM
4 Mississippi, Jones County, Ellisville — Skirmish At Rocky Creek
Near this site on June 25, 1863, a small group of Confederate soldiers and civilians under the command of Lt. W. M. Wilson of the 43rd Tennessee Infantry, defeated a detachment of the 5th Illinois Cavalry. During the skirmish, the entire 40 man . . . Map (db m61931) HM
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Apr. 13, 2024