Franklinton is the parish seat for Washington Parish
Franklinton is in Washington Parish
Washington Parish(12) ► ADJACENT TO WASHINGTON PARISH St. Tammany Parish(51) ► Tangipahoa Parish(32) ► Marion County, Mississippi(12) ► Pearl River County, Mississippi(9) ► Pike County, Mississippi(31) ► Walthall County, Mississippi(5) ►
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In Honor of John Bickham Founder of Franklinton In 1819 John Bickham offered to donate thirty acres of land to serve as the Parish Seat of Justice and also to provide land for the building of public schools in what is today the town of . . . — — Map (db m110278) HM
Only official state road in Washington Parish until 1843. Choctaw Indians cut trail for trade with tribes in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Biloxi, & Mobile. White man believed to have used trail as early as 1542. — — Map (db m110277) HM
Barn 100 feet east marks site of first justice seat for Washington Parish. It served as Courthouse from March 1820, until removed to present site in 1823, with Col. Thomas C. Warner as presiding judge. — — Map (db m127957) HM
To The Sacred Memory of Wiley Pierce Born - Jan. 10, 1882. Robert Wesley Crain Born - Aug. 16, 1886. Both Murdered March 3, 1923.Two native sons of Washington Parish. True and loyal citizens, officers of the Law, were foully shot . . . — — Map (db m110279) HM