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Sandfield Cemetery

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100-198 S 25th St
Columbus, MS

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Sandfield Cemetery is the late nineteenth century burial site of several African-American leaders and businessmen which include the following: Robert Gleed, Mississippi State Senator (1870-1876); Richard D. Littlejohn, publisher and businessman; W. I. Mitchell, Educator, first black principal of Union Academy School, and president of the “Penny-Savings Bank”; Jack Rabb, Businessman, who also bought his own freedom; Simon Mitchell, Justice of the Peace during the Reconstruction Era.

On Martin Luther Drive South and College Street


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Whitehall (c. 1843)

Whitehall (c. 1843)

Open by appointment. Circa 1843 NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICT   This pillared mansion was built near the street, although the property extended over an entire city block; it includes gardens,…

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Upcoming Events

Lion Hills Golf Course Ladies Scramble

25 Aug 2017

This golf event is hosted by Lion Hills Center and Golf Course, 2331 Military Road,…
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Island Paddle Fest: Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Race

26 Aug 2017

Join in the fun for the 2017 Island Paddle Fest! Saturday, August 26th. Registration begins…
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Reception honoring Rep. Tyrone Ellis

26 Aug 2017

Saturday, August 26, at 6 p.m., a reception to honor retiring State Representative Tyrone Ellis…
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