Vaiden, Mississippi

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Vaiden Street Map, Year 2000

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Vaiden's Courthouses -- Built 1874, 1905, and 1989

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Plat of Vaiden in 1900

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Front Street

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Back Street

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Shongalo Presbyterian Church

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St. Clement's Episcopal Church

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United Methodist Church

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Vaiden Baptist Church

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Prairie Mont

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Vaiden's Black Community

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Signs of Things to Come

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Vaiden's Schools

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Vaiden Cemetery

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Search the Vaiden Cemetery

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Vaiden Confederate Cemetery Section

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Middleton Cemetery

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Middleton History

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Middleton Events

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Gerenton Cemetery and Town Information

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Vaiden's Homes

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Businesses Other than Those on Front or Back Street

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Vaiden, Kopperl & Hawkins

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You're All Invited

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Vaiden Utilities

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Crook's Grocery -- End of an Era

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Cearley's Grocery -- Falling Down

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Movies Filmed in Vaiden

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Vaiden Train Derailment and Fire -- January, 1951

Photo 1 -- Photo 2 -- Photo 3 -- Photo 4

Photo 5 -- Photo 6 -- Photo 7

Photo 8 -- Photo 9 -- Photo 10

Train Wreck -- Article 1 -- Train Wreck -- Article 2

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Vaiden Ice Storm -- January, 1951

Article 1 -- The Storm -- Article 2 -- The Thaw

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Vaiden Tornado -- December 21, 1990

Article 1, Part 1 -- Article 1, Part 2 -- Article 1, Part 3

Article 2, Part 1 -- Article 2, Part 2 -- Article 2, Part 3

Article 3, Part 1 -- Article 3, Part 2 -- Article 3, Part 3

Article 4 -- Article 5 -- Article 6

Article 7 -- Article 8

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Fallen Angel -- December 21, 1990

Before the Storm

Photo 1 -- Photo 2 -- Photo 3 -- Photo 4

Angel Watching Over Us

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The Heritage House

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Vaiden's Officials and Dignitaries

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Politicians and Professionals

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Funny Newspaper Ads of Long Ago

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Vaiden's Neighboring Communities

Summerfield, Jeff's Chapel, Midway, Old Salem, New Salem, Blackmonton, Wesley Chapel,
Old Plank, Beatty, Hopewell, Smith School, Hebron, Columbiana

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Newspaper and Other Articles About Vaiden

Article 1 -- Article 2

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Dr. Fullilove

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History of Cowles Mead

Article 1 -- Article 2 -- Map to Cowles Mead's Grave -- Mead Land Holdings

Mead Burial Plot, Clinton, MS -- Cowles Mead Grave -- 10/18/1776 - 05/17/1844

Mary Mead Grave (Wife) -- 03/10/1797 - 10/27/1834 -- Cowles G. Mead Grave (Son) -- 11/28/1818 - 10/25/1849

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Vaiden Bird Collection

Article Photo -- Article Text

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Vaidenites on the WEB, or in the Media

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Radio Free Vaiden

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Confederate Monument Inscriptions

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Vaiden Monument Inscriptions

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Frank Louis Hawkins/Korean/Vietnam Memorial

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History of Carroll County

Presented to the Carroll County Geneological Society by Judy Stanford on April 11, 1999

Page 1 -- Page 2 -- Page 3 -- Page 4

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Vaiden's First Parade -- mid-1980s

Here Comes Santa Claus

Prelude to a Parade -- December, 2001

Parade Progress

Christmas Parade Fun

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Vaiden's Romantic Past -- 1950s Article

Page 1 -- Page 2

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Vaiden's Salute to America

Spirit of '76 (1976, that is)

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What Caused the Loss of Business in Vaiden?
Article -- Photo

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Mayor Louis McDougal -- In Memory

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The Vaiden Plate

Owned by Lucy Browning Alexander

Front -- Front Close-Up -- Back -- Back Close-Up

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Vaiden Events, Announcements, and Obituaries

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Carroll-Montgomery County Regional Jail

Photo

Correctional Facility Recognition

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Vaiden Children's Park

New Children's Park Equipment -- Photo 1 -- Photo 2 -- Photo 3

Egg Hunt

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Robert Lee Goldsby Case

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The Lynching of Mack Charles Parker

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Murder of W.C. ("Lum") McDougal -- 1907

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Murder of Charles Busby Smith -- 1981

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Murder of Joe Smith

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Murder of Louis Riley

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Killing of Howard Hudson

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Murder of Elton Williams

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Duel in Vaiden

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Fowler-Holman Fight

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The War of the Mighty Treehouse

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Vaiden Childhood Memories

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Favorite Childhood Literature

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Carroll County's Boundary Changes

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Fullilove Store Fire -- 1973 Article

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Vaiden's Proposed Facelift -- Too Little, Too Late

Vaiden's 1973 Appearance Study

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Does Anyone Know Whose Store This Was?

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Carroll/Leflore County Mastodon Dig

Article 1 -- Article 2 -- Article 3

This is what the Mastodon would have looked like.

The reconstructed Mastodon is now housed in the Cottonlandia Museum in Greenwood, MS

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Kate Vaiden

National Bestseller by Reynolds Price

Ed. Note: Although this book has NOTHING to do with the Town of Vaiden, Mississippi, the coincidence of the name bears mention.

Front of Book -- Back of Book

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Guy's Catfish House

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Country Music Palace

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Vaiden Fire Maps of 1889, 1894, 1899, 1905, 1910 & 1925

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About the Author

The Story Continues. . .Page II

Back Home Again . . .Page I

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Ron Collins. 2007.