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  • New Hope, Lowndes County, Mississippi History

    New Hope - In 1825, W. E. Erwin, along with several friends settled onthis site eight miles southeast of Columbus. In 1837, Erwin donated land for the building of a church that was called New Hope, expressing the hopes of the citizens for the new community.*

    Please submit any data you have on the town of New Hope. I know we can add more than I have here. Text and Photos are welcomed and will help others in researching New Hope, Lowndes County, Mississippi.

    *"Hometown Mississippi" by James Brieger. Copyright 1997, Town Square Books, Jackson MS

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