“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 Itta Bena, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Leflore 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> Leflore County, MS (30) Carroll County, MS (9) Grenada County, MS (17) Holmes County, MS (15) Humphreys County, MS (7) Sunflower County, MS (28) Tallahatchie County, MS (14)  LefloreCounty(30) Leflore County (30)  CarrollCounty(9) Carroll County (9)  GrenadaCounty(17) Grenada County (17)  HolmesCounty(15) Holmes County (15)  HumphreysCounty(7) Humphreys County (7)  SunflowerCounty(28) Sunflower County (28)  TallahatchieCounty(14) Tallahatchie County (14)
Greenwood is the county seat for Leflore County
Itta Bena is in Leflore County
      Leflore County (30)  
      Carroll County (9)  
      Grenada County (17)  
      Holmes County (15)  
      Humphreys County (7)  
      Sunflower County (28)  
      Tallahatchie County (14)  
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1Mississippi (Leflore County), Itta Bena — "March Against Fear"
On June 5, 1966, James Meredith began the "March Against Fear," a three-week march from Memphis. Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi. designed to promote black voter registration and defy segregation. On June 18, some 100 marchers passed through . . . Map (db m170266) HM
2Mississippi (Leflore County), Itta Bena — In Memory of the Brave Marines and Navy Corpsman
Who lost their lives in the crash of a KC-130T, "Yanky 72" Side A On July 10, 2017, at 2141 Zulu (3:41 PM local), a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T flying at 20,000 ft. suffered a catastrophic inflight breakup. The aircraft disappeared . . . Map (db m122921) HM
3Mississippi (Leflore County), Itta Bena — Itta Bena("Home in the Woods")
Plantation home site (from which town was named) of Brig. Gen. Benj. G. Humphreys, C.S.A. Elected governor of Mississippi, Oct., 1865. Forcibly removed by Carpetbag regime, June, 1868.Map (db m77165) HM
4Mississippi (Leflore County), Itta Bena — The "Caboose"
During the Civil Rights Movement, mass meetings were held at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena to register voters, distribute food and teach citizens how to read and write. On June 18, 1963, more than seventy men, women and . . . Map (db m170257) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022