History

trotterhouse

 

Quitman believes in the preservation of its History and Volunteers established the Historical Society and Historic Preservation Commission to help property owners maintain their buildings. The Trotter House shown is on the National Register.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

History of Quitman, MS – Incorporated 1839

  • Moon3
    First Photo of Moon
    1839
    By Louis Daguerre
  • General-Custer3
    General George Custer
    Born 1839
  • Henry-Clay3
    “I’d rather be right
    than President”
    – Henry Clay
  • Schooner3
    Schooner Amistad
    Taken over by Mende
    Tribesmen – 1839

3High-speed-internet

To 2014, Year of Technology

Frank McDonald’s 1916 Tiny Booklet labeled “Queenly Quitman” with Sub Title,
Clarke County’s Charming Capital City, Repletely Resourceful,
Plentifully Prosperous, and Alluringly Attractive as a Place of Residence
defines our City in the past and now into the future

Quitman becomes first City in Mississippi with 1G Fiber throughout the City.

History of Clarke County

Interesting Historical Facts of Quitman (Coming soon)