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Simpson County Mississippi Historical Markers

 
Braxton Marker in a triangular park on north side of town. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
Braxton Marker in a triangular park on north side of town.
Mississippi (Simpson County), Braxton — Braxton Simpson County Heritage Trail
Early Development: Braxton has its origins in the late nineteenth century, the community having formed around the medical.clinic and subsequent residence of Dr. E. L. Standifer, who moved his family from the Cato Community. When a . . . — Map (db m114494) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Braxton — Flags Over Simpson County Simpson County Heritage Trail
The flags of four nations—five, including the Confederate States of America—have flown over the territory that is now Simpson County. While the Spanish explorer DeSoto passed through Mississippi in the mid-1500s, the French explorer . . . — Map (db m114495) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Magee — Magee Simpson County Heritage Trail
Early Settlement and Historic Preservation The area was first settled in the early 1800s. In 1840, Willie Magee built a grist mill on Little Goodwater Creek, inside the present city limits. The community grew and in 1900 was . . . — Map (db m114491) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Magee — Magee - McNair Springs Simpson County Heritage Trail
Simpson County is located in the Gulf Coastal Plain within the Pearl River watershed, and is graced with numerous rivers, streams, and springs. One such spring is McNair Springs, which along with Saratoga Springs, feeds the Okatoma . . . — Map (db m114487) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Magee — Simpson County Veterans Monument
. . . — Map (db m114486) WM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Mendenhall — Mendenhall Simpson County Heritage Trail
What is the Simpson County Heritage Trail? The Simpson County Heritage Trail was established through the Simpson County Development Foundation in 2011. Each stop along the trail is of historic significance to Simpson County, . . . — Map (db m114429) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Mendenhall — Weathersby and Choctaw Heritage Simpson County Heritage Trail
What is the Simpson County Heritage Trail? The Simpson County Heritage Trail was established through the Simpson County Development Foundation in 2011. Each stop along the trail is of historic significance to Simpson County, . . . — Map (db m114427) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Pinola — Westville, Mississippi Original County Seat of Simpson County
Westville, Mississippi was the original county seat of Simpson County. The 1850 census recorded 5 sawmills, 4 grist mills, 3 cotton gins, 2 tanneries, finishing shops, shoemaking, blacksmithing, and 2 saddlery shops. The coming of the railroad . . . — Map (db m50380) HM
Mississippi (Simpson County), Sanatorium — Sanatorium Simpson County Heritage Trail
What is the Simpson County Heritage Trail? The Simpson County Heritage Trail was established through the Simpson County Development Foundation in 2011. Each stop along the trail is of historic significance to Simpson County, . . . — Map (db m114432) HM

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