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  • Thanks go to Carolyn Burns and Sam Kaye for submitting the data below.
    Enjoy learning more about Lowndes County, MS' rich past.


    List of Lowndes County Teachers & School Board, 1885, Transcribed by Carolyn Burns, Columbus Lowndes Preservation Alliance ©, submitted December 23, 2008.

    Abstracts from The Minutes of The Meetings and Proceedings of the Stockholders and Trustees of the Columbus Female Institute Commencing May 15, 1847 and ending September 5, 1884, Abstracted by Samuel H. Kaye and Carolyn J. Burns©

    1936 School District, Abstracted by Carolyn J. Burns and Samuel H. Kaye, November, 2008.

    A Few Historical Flashlights On Columbus, From “I Remember When” by Pauline R. Brandon, Complied by R. E. Johnston for the Columbus Centennial Homecoming Week, October 17-22, 1921, extracted by Carolyn J. Burns and Samuel H. Kaye, November 2008.

    Early Settlers In Lowndes County, extracted by Carolyn J. Burns and Samuel H. Kaye, November 2008.

    Reminiscences of Columbus, Address of Hon. Sam B. Johnston before the Rotary Club, date unknown. Extracted by Carolyn J. Burns and Samuel H. Kaye, November 2008.

    Prairie Consolidated School, by Olin B. Looney - May 28, 1987

    Columbus in its Infancy and Growth-Lowndes County, by W. E. Gibbs, Published in The Columbus Index - 1872.

    New Hope High School, article in The Commercial Dispatch, August 25, 1923

    Baptist Sunday School Picnic, from Nellie Weaver Tucker Scrapbook, ca. 1885

    Tabernacle, By Mrs. L. A. Lavender.



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