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Yalobusha County Mississippi Historical Markers

 
Casey Jones Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ken Smith, May 12, 2012
Casey Jones Marker
Mississippi (Yalobusha County), Water Valley — 151 — Casey Jones
(Front) On April 30, 1900, railroad engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones died when his Illinois Central train, the "Cannonball," collided with a stalled freight train in Vaughan, Mississippi. Jones, who once lived and worked in the railroad town . . . — Map (db m55641) HM
Mississippi (Yalobusha County), Water Valley — Cradle of North Mississippi Methodism
The North Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, now the United Methodist Church, was organized one block East on November 30, 1870. It was created from portions of the Memphis, Alabama and Mississippi Conferences - Bishop . . . — Map (db m55610) HM

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