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Historical Markers in Prentiss County (2024)

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Booneville is the county seat for Prentiss County

Adjacent to Prentiss County, Mississippi

Alcorn County(69)

Itawamba County(21)

Lee County(107)

Tippah County(18)

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1Mississippi, Prentiss County, Baldwyn — Artillery at Log Cabin RidgeHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (1)
As Union troops retreated toward Tishomingo Creek, they faced not only a blocked bridge and a rain-swollen creek, but also deadly cannon fire coming from this ridge. Confederate artillerymen rained fire upon the scrambling Yankees with four field . . . — Map (dbm72155) HM
2Mississippi, Prentiss County, Baldwyn — C-1 — Brice's Cross RoadsConfederate Victory — Pursuit of the UnionHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (2)
Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry had routed Brigadier General Benjamin Grierson's Federal cavalry one-half mile east of the Cross Roads and the Federal infantry that was thrown into battle line one-quarter mile east of the Cross Roads. . . . — Map (dbm72267) HM
3Mississippi, Prentiss County, Baldwyn — C-2 — Brice's Cross RoadsUnion Retreat -- Defense at the BridgeHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (3)
The bottleneck created by the Tishomingo Creek Bridge and the flanking movement of Confederate Colonel Barteau's 2nd Tennessee regiment almost spelled diaster for Union troops retreating from the Cross Roads in front of Forrest's main force. The . . . — Map (dbm72150) HM
4Mississippi, Prentiss County, Baldwyn — George WardlawHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (4)
George Wardlaw (1927-2019) was anative of Baldwyn and a renownedartist and professor of art at OleMiss, Yale and Amherst. Duringhis 40-year career, he producedpaintings, metal sculptures andmodern art forms which have beenexhibited in . . . — Map (dbm219978) HM
5Mississippi, Prentiss County, Baldwyn — Terrain and LandscapeHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (5)
Even as late as 1864, northeast Mississippi was sparsely populated. Just thirty years earlier the whole area had belonged to the Chickasaw Nation, and many of the local white landowners had moved here after 1845. The Bethany Associate Reformed . . . — Map (dbm72152) HM
6Mississippi, Prentiss County, Blackland — Blackland Church and CemeteryHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (6)
Blackland Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was established at this site in 1857 by Rev. Joseph M. Wells, a native of Tennessee. In 1861, Wells organized the "Blackland Gideonites", later designated Co. F. 23rd Miss. Infantry, and commanded the . . . — Map (dbm155399) HM
7Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Battle of BoonevilleHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (7)
On July 1, 1862, Union cavalry under Col. Philip H. Sheridan was attacked by a larger force under Confederate General James Chalmers. During the engagement, Sheridan divided his command and launched an attack in front, rear, and left flanks, driving . . . — Map (dbm155393) HM
8Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — BoonevilleHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (8)
Site bought by B.B. Boone, G.W. Williams and W.P Curlee from Chickasaw Le-Ho-Yea. Named for pioneer R.H. Boone, a descendant of Daniel Boone. Chartered 1873 and made co. seat of newly formed Prentiss County. — Map (dbm155397) HM
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9Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Booneville ArmoryHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (9)
At this site, on December 22, 1950, seven members of Co. B, 198th Tank Battalion, Mississippi National Guard, were killed in an explosion and fire at the Booneville Armory. The men were preparing for active duty. Their deaths are considered the . . . — Map (dbm155394) HM
10Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Capture Of BoonevilleHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (10)
On May 30, 1862, a Union brigade under the command of Col. W.L. Elliott of the Second Iowa Cavalry advanced to Booneville. Entering town at daybreak, the Federals destroyed the depot and a large train loaded with munitions and equipment and . . . — Map (dbm89043) HM
11Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Council of WarHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (11)
E. 1 block, Generals S.D. Lee and N.G. Forrest met on night of June 9, 1864 to plan Battle of Brice's Crossroads, where Federals under S.D. Sturgis & B.H. Grierson were routed. — Map (dbm155391) HM
12Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville, Blackland — Blackland Methodist ChurchHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (12)
The Blackland Methodist Episcopal Church,South was founded in 1857 by Rev. Joseph M.Wells (1811-1896). Originally located 100 yardsnorth, the Blackland Methodist Church wasdismantled and rebuilt here in 1933. After thecongregation was . . . — Map (dbm219966) HM
13Mississippi, Prentiss County, New Site — Pharr MoundsHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (13)
Pharr Mounds is the largest and most important archeological site in northern Mississippi. Eight large, dome-shaped burial mounds are scattered over an area of 90 acres (100 football fields).These mounds were built and used about 1-200 A.D. by a . . . — Map (dbm35764) HM
14Mississippi, Prentiss County, Thrasher — Campground CemeteryHistorical Markers in PrentissCounty (14)
This site was first established in the early 1800s as a Methodist revival meeting campground. Although a sanctuary was never built, services were held under a large brush arbor. The last meeting was held here during the 1880s. Established in 1823 . . . — Map (dbm155400) HM

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Historical Markers in Prentiss County (2024)

FAQs

What is Prentiss County known for? ›

Home to the Chickasaw and formed from Tishomingo County land, Prentiss County was the site of the ferry business operated by George Colbert (Tootemastubbe), a powerful Chickasaw leader in the early 1800s. The county was named for lawyer and politician Seargent Smith Prentiss, and the county seat is Booneville.

What happened to Prentiss Mississippi? ›

Once a thriving river port and county seat, Prentiss was destroyed during the Civil War, and then washed over by the Mississippi River during the 1870s. There is also a Prentiss, Ms in the Southwest. It is the county seat of Jefferson Davis county.

How many historical markers are in the United States? ›

The Historical Marker Database was launched by J.J. Prats in 2006. It includes over 180,000 active markers in the United States, contributed by thousands of hobbyists.

What county is Booneville, Mississippi in? ›

Booneville /ˈbuːnvɪl/ is a city in the U.S. state of Mississippi and is the county seat of Prentiss County. It is located in the hilly North Mississippi region, and ecologically is part of the Southeastern Plains region.

What towns are in Prentiss County? ›

What is Kemper County known for? ›

With outstanding educational facilities, quality health care, low cost of housing and a low cost of living, Kemper County offers the charm of living in a community where you get to know your neighbors with the benefits of a high quality education, health care, and access to lots of recreational activities in Kemper and ...

Is Prentiss MS safe? ›

Prentiss has an overall crime rate of 12 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America.

Why was Prentiss fired? ›

Prentiss was a main character in Criminal Minds until the sixth season when her role was reduced, with Brewster later revealing that the decision was due to creative and financial reasons, while A.J Cook, who played Jennifer “JJ” Jareau, was fired.

What happened to Prentiss hair? ›

The actress, who is reprising her role as Emily Prentiss on Paramount+'s Criminal Minds revival, actually let her natural hair grow out many years ago, revealing in 2018 that she actually wore a wig when playing the FBI agent in later seasons.

What US state has the most US history? ›

New York has the greatest number of historic landmarks out of all states—a whopping 275, including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

What are the 7 states marker? ›

The marker at the summit of Lookout Mountain claims seven states may be viewed from the site. From the "Rock City" point, a marker claims that seven U.S. states can be seen: Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

Who was Prentiss County, Mississippi named after? ›

The county is named for Seargent Smith Prentiss, a noted speaker and US Congressman from Natchez.

What is Booneville, Mississippi known for? ›

The city of Booneville is nicknamed "the City of Hospitality," in reference to the town's southern hospitality.

Is Booneville, Mississippi a good place to live? ›

Living in Booneville offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Booneville and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Booneville are above average.

Does Prentiss get suspended? ›

With Prentiss still suspended and Reid refusing to work without her, Barnes takes the lead and joins the remaining members of the BAU as they search St. Louis, Missouri for the perpetrator of a quadruple homicide. Meanwhile, Reid attempts to dissuade Prentiss from making a bold decision.

Did Prentiss have a baby? ›

Emily Prentiss

She became a permanent member of the team in "Lessons Learned" where it was revealed that she was fluent in Arabic. She also has a tough relationship with her mother. She got pregnant at the age of 15 and later chose to have an abortion. Prentiss is also skilled at chess.

Is Prentiss MS under water? ›

Soon after the war, the remaining buildings and all the land where the town stood were swallowed up by the Mississippi River. Unlike many underwater towns, Prentiss, MS has no remains to be explored.

What happened to Prentiss in Criminal Minds? ›

At the end of Season Seven, she resigned from the BAU and accepted a position with Interpol in London. She was replaced by Alex Blake, who held the position until her own departure at the end of Season Nine. The position was then taken over by Kate Callahan for the duration of Season Ten before her own departure.

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