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Marion County Mississippi Historical Markers

 
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By Jeff Lovorn, November 19, 2011
First Baptist Church Marker
Mississippi (Marion County), Columbia — First Baptist Church
In 1883, Pastor T. S. Howell from Bunker Hill Church in rural Marion County, and six local believers met at the courthouse to organize a Baptist church within the city limits of Columbia. Early meetings were held in the courthouse, the Masonic Hall, . . . — Map (db m50135) HM
Mississippi (Marion County), Columbia — Temporary State Capital
The 5th session of the Mississippi Legislature met in Columbia in Nov. 1821, and in a special session in June 1822. Walter Leake was inaugurated Governor here in January 1822; the Legislature passed laws for the education of the poor; approved Le . . . — Map (db m50070) HM

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