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This monument is dedicated to the men and women of the armed services of the United States of America who served and are still serving In recognition of their personal sacrifices their service to our county and their dedication to God, d…
FrontAlthough Houston Stackhouse never became a major name in blues, he played key roles in Delta blues history as a sideman, mentor, and influence. A constant presence in Mississippi and Arkansas blues circles for several decades, he worked with …
Site of cotton & woolen mills set up, 1866, by J. M. Wesson. Burnt, 1873; rebuilt, expanded & operated by Col. Ed. Richardson & Capt. Wm. Oliver with 2,000 employees. Closed 1910 & dismantled 1919.
Two mi. N. Named for Maj. A.H. Holmes; second county seat of Pike Co., 1816-1875. It declined when bypassed by railroad, 1857. Cemetery contains graves of Rev. War soldier Peter Quin and other early settlers.
Home 3/4 mi. S.E. A doctor, he was organizer, from 1861 to 1863, of the Quitman Guards, Company K, 38th Regiment, at Holmesville, and the Brent Rifles, at Summit.
Designed in the Mission Revival style by New Orleans Architect, Rathbone Emile DeBuys and built by Chevally & Fursden Contractors of Gulfport, the Administration Building was one of the first buildings constructed for the Gulf Park College…
I am called the Friendship Oak Those who enter my shadow will remain friends through all their lifetime.
I was a sapling when Columbus sailed into the Caribbean and was fully grown by Napoleon's reign. I am now over five centuries old. I have sheltered Indians, pirates and college students. I am called Friendship Oak. Those who enter my sha…
Round Island is easily seen three miles south of the Pascagoula River entrance. In the summer of 1849 it was the site of an event which drew attendance by soldiers of fortune from all over the South and required intervention by the President of th…
During the American Civil War the Union forces' grand strategy, the Anaconda Plan, was to encircle and then strangle the Southern States into submission. Confederate response included the use of blockade runners that dashed through the naval block…
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