“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 Newton, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Newton 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> Newton County, MS (11) Clarke County, MS (4) Jasper County, MS (3) Kemper County, MS (7) Lauderdale County, MS (74) Leake County, MS (8) Neshoba County, MS (19) Scott County, MS (9) Smith County, MS (5)  NewtonCounty(11) Newton County (11)  ClarkeCounty(4) Clarke County (4)  JasperCounty(3) Jasper County (3)  KemperCounty(7) Kemper County (7)  LauderdaleCounty(74) Lauderdale County (74)  LeakeCounty(8) Leake County (8)  NeshobaCounty(19) Neshoba County (19)  ScottCounty(9) Scott County (9)  SmithCounty(5) Smith County (5)
Decatur is the county seat for Newton County
Newton is in Newton County
      Newton County (11)  
      Clarke County (4)  
      Jasper County (3)  
      Kemper County (7)  
      Lauderdale County (74)  
      Leake County (8)  
      Neshoba County (19)  
      Scott County (9)  
      Smith County (5)  
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1 Mississippi, Newton County, Newton — Confederate Hospital
In 1863, Willis R. Norman received a Confederate Government contract to construct a hospital in Newton. The hospital complex, which is said to have consisted of 7 hospital and commissary buildings, was built on this site. Approximately 1,000 . . . Map (db m77267) HM
2 Mississippi, Newton County, Newton — Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery
In this cemetery, which has been maintained by Doolittle family since antebellum times, are buried about 100 Confederate soldiers who died at military hospital during siege of Vicksburg.Map (db m51169) HM
3 Mississippi, Newton County, Newton — Grierson's Raid
Here at Newton Station, on April. 24, 1863, Federals under General Benjamin H. Grierson struck the Vicksburg-Meridian rail route, tore up tracks, & burned depot.Map (db m77265) HM
4 Mississippi, Newton County, Newton — McElroy-Hoye House
Originally built for Marine M. Watkins, this one-story, center-hall-plan house was purchased in 1871 by Dr. J.С. McElroy, a physician and state representative. In 1891, Mrs. Bettie Russell Hoye, the widow of M.J.L. Hoye, a local merchant who . . . Map (db m138574) HM
5 Mississippi, Newton County, Newton — 202 — Newton County Blues — Mississippi Blues Trail —
Newton County has a dual claim to blues fame, first as the birthplace of several historical figures and later as the site of an important blues event, the Chunky Rhythm & Blues Festival. Newton County natives include record businessman H.C. Speir . . . Map (db m141357) HM
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Dec. 5, 2023