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ROSEDALE, MS- 2/28/06

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ROSEDALE, MISSISSIPPI

 

BOLIVAR COUNTY COURTHOUSE

ROSEDALE COURTHOUSE
Bolivar County's second brick courthouse stood here, 1889 to 1923, when foundation gave way to flood seep-water.  First brick courthouse, at Prentiss, was destroyed in 1862 by Federals and later covered by Mississippi waters.

HISTORICAL MARKER TO MEMORIALIZE BOLIVAR COUNTY'S FIRST TWO BRICK COURTHOUSES

PRENTISS    1858 - 1868 ROSEDALE  1889 - 1923
The town of Prentiss and courthouse were shelled by gunboats and burned by Federals 1863.  Ruins buried 100 years by river sand exposed by caving bank 1954.  Later caved into the river.  The memorial was made of bricks from Prentiss courthouse ruins.  The cannonball came from the same source.  Cornerstones came from Rosedale courthouse whose foundations were undermined by seep water from the Mississippi River.  A new building replaced it in 1923.

 

DOWNTOWN ROSEDALE

 



 

HISTORIC HOMES IN ROSEDALE

 

CHURCHES IN ROSEDALE
CHURCH OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
CHURCH OF CHRIST RIVERSIDE UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH
GOSPEL TEMPLE M B CHURCH
C A BURKE M B CHURCH   ROSEDALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Built in 1879, this vernacular Carpenter Gothic structure is the oldest extant church in Bolivar County.  Congregation organized by 1875 under Bishop William M Green.  Listed in National Register of Historic Places.

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH

 

SIGNS TO REMEMBER IN ROSEDALE

 

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