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Athens Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - From Amory, head south on Highway 25 thru Becker and head east on Greenbrier Road which dead ends in 

Athens, Mississippi.

 

Photo taken- May 2008

 

Athens Mississippi Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Athens

 

N.E. 4 mi From date of incorporation in 1830 to 1836 it was Monroe Co. seat. S.J. Cholson, J.M. Tucker & Reuben Davis lived

here.  River and railway traffic brought about its decline.

 

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