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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Houston, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Chickasaw County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Chickasaw County, MS (29) Calhoun County, MS (4) Clay County, MS (10) Lee County, MS (105) Monroe County, MS (27) Pontotoc County, MS (27) Webster County, MS (6)  ChickasawCounty(29) Chickasaw County (29)  CalhounCounty(4) Calhoun County (4)  ClayCounty(10) Clay County (10)  LeeCounty(105) Lee County (105)  MonroeCounty(27) Monroe County (27)  PontotocCounty(27) Pontotoc County (27)  WebsterCounty(6) Webster County (6)
Houston and Okolona are the county seats for Chickasaw County
Houston is in Chickasaw County
      Chickasaw County (29)  
ADJACENT TO CHICKASAW COUNTY
      Calhoun County (4)  
      Clay County (10)  
      Lee County (105)  
      Monroe County (27)  
      Pontotoc County (27)  
      Webster County (6)  
 
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1Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — 1927 Schoolhouse
Schoolhouses have occupied this site since Mississippi Normal College was established here in 1888. The college served as both a grade school for local pupils and a boarding school for college students. Classrooms and an auditorium occupied a pair . . . Map (db m155311) HM
2Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — 89 — Booker "Bukka" White
(Side 1) Houston area native Booker T. Washington White (c. 1904–1977) was one of the most expressive vocalists and powerful slide guitarists in the blues. A remarkable lyricist as well, he recorded such classics as “Shake ‘Em On . . . Map (db m155277) HM
3Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Bynum Mounds
(Marker #1) Prehistoric Trade Raw materials and articles from distant areas reached the Indians of the Bynum site by trade along trails that were the forerunners of the Natchez Trace.
  • Spool-shaped objects made of . . . Map (db m84830) HM
4Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Carnegie Library
Estab. in 1909, this is one of Mississippi's oldest community libraries and its first Carnegie library. School superintendent L.B. Reid secured money from Andrew Carnegie Foundation for this facility.Map (db m107610) HM
5Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Chickasaw County CSA Monument
(Front Side) Dedicated to the men of Chickasaw County who served in the War for Southern Independence 1861 - 1865 (Back Side) Infantry 2nd Miss. Regiment, Co. G 6th Miss. Regiment, Co. F 9th Miss. Regiment, . . . Map (db m97568) WM
6Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the citizens of Chickasaw County who served our country in peacetime and war with honor Dedicated to the memory of all boys of Chickasaw County who gave their lives in service to their country World War I John R. . . . Map (db m97569) WM
7Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Houston
On Natchez Trace. Named for Sam Houston, friend of Joel Pinson, donor of site. Made county seat at creation of Chickasaw Co., Feb. 9, 1836. In 1909 state's first Carnegie library built here.Map (db m107556) HM
8Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Light Columns
Light Columns are architectural features that flank the main entrance steps of many public and government buildings. It is rare to find them on public buildings in small communities, but Houston High School, constructed in 1927, possessed two of the . . . Map (db m155310) HM
9Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County
This monument marks the Natchez Trace through Chickasaw County. By the Treaty of Pontotoc in 1832, the Chickasaw Indians ceded to the United States their lands east of the Mississippi. In 1801-1802 the old Indian trail was converted into a wagon . . . Map (db m97567) HM
10Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Parkersburg Depot — Okolona, Houston & Calhoun City Railroad — (OH&CC) —
The original charter to construct what would eventually become the OH& CC Railroad was granted to the Grenada, Houston & Eastern Railway Company on February 6, 1860. Construction did not begin until 1902, with the first train reaching Houston in . . . Map (db m155275) HM
11Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Houston — Pinson Square — Joel Pinson — 1786 - 1852 —
Erected in 1982 in honor of Joel Pinson who donated 80 acres original survey for the town of Houston in 1836. He requested it be named for his friend, Sam Houston, previous governor of Tennessee and only president of Republic of Texas.Map (db m97570) HM
 
 
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Jun. 28, 2022