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Front In memory of those who fought to liberate West Point Feb. 21, 1864 Their actions resulted in victory against a vastly superior Federal army. Their bravery will always be remembered. Rear Confederate Forces Engaged Februar…
Excavated June 1934 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History Dunbar Rowland, LL.D., Director Jordan B. Chambers, Archeologist — Marked 1934 by — Horseshoe Robertson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. …
Marked 1934 by Israel Miller Society Children of the American Revolution — Members — {Listing of members and titles} Built by A.J. Pearson & Sons
Constructed ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 400 for the burial of high-status members of an unknown local tribal group. An associated village site lies across the highway to the Southwest.
Named for Mary Holmes of Rockford, Illinois, who dedicated her life to education, this school was founded in Jackson in 1892 by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Board of Missions for Freedmen as a seminary for African American women. Mary Holmes S…
Front Erected 1927 by Horse-Shoe Robertson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in tender memory of Clay County World War Veterans. West Point Army Officers: Navy - Marine {List of names} Clay County Army Officers: {List of nam…
Operated May 1918 - March 1920. 125 Curtiss JN-4 Planes 533 acres. Cost $891,340 About 1,500 pilots trained. Name for Capt. Dewitt J. Payne Marker erected August 23, 1968 50th Anniversary and Reunion
W. 5 mi. Built in 1852 by Col. Geo. H. Young, who used own plant for gas lighting. In Civil War housed refugee girls from Memphis & New Orleans, Site of organization of National Fox Hunters Association.
One of the giants of post-World War II Chicago blues, Chester Arthur Burnett, aka "Howlin' Wolf," was born in White Station, just north of West Point, on June 10, 1910. In his early teens Burnett began performing in the Delta and was later a pione…
County seat of Clay ( formerly Colfax ) county. Chartered November 20, 1858, one year after the arrival of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad.