“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 Hazelhurst, 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
Hazelhurst 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), Hazelhurst — Hazelhurst
Named for chief engineer of first Jackson - New Orleans railway. Last spike driven here on March 31, 1858. Town was raided by Grierson in 1863. Shipping point for cattle, truck crops, and lumber.Map (db m50893) HM
2Mississippi (Copiah County), Hazelhurst — Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton(1852 - 1894)
Mississippi State College for Women, first state-supported college for women in the U.S. was founded in 1884 through the efforts of Mrs Peyton, a citizen of Hazelhurst.Map (db m50892) HM
3Mississippi (Copiah County), Hazelhurst — Robert Johnson Birthplace
Robert Johnson born Hazelhurst, Mississippi May 8, 1911 Copiah County Robert Johnson recording career left an enormous legacy to American music. The body of his work is considered to be the most powerful of its kind. His music struck a . . . Map (db m50874) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022