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The Carrollton Community House is a fine example of WPA construction and architecture. Built in 1936, it is constructed of native pine logs.
Carrollton Methodist Church was built in 1885 by the congregation that organized in 1836. It is in the Carpenter Gothic and Italianate styles. Its peaked windows are a vernacular interpretation of Gothic arches.
Constructed in 1897, the church is in the Carpenter Gothic style with angular windows, a tower, and an octagonal spire with corner pinnacles. The alter and pulpit were made from local walnut wood by an early pastor. For as long as anyone can remember, instead of pews the sanctuary has had wooden opera seats.
The 19th century town of Carrollton, with its well-preserved square and antebellum architecture, has served as the filming location for numerous movies: "Home From the Hill" (1960), "The Reivers" (1969), "Ode to Billy Joe" (1976), "Minstrel Man" (1977), "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" (1978), "Mississippi Burning" (1988), and "The Help" (2010).
On opposite sides of the road are the historic Old Carrollton Cemetery and Bear Marsh Cemetery.
The Carrollton Community house is a fine example of WPA construction and architecture. Built in 1936, it is constructed of native pine logs.
Carthage City Cemetery is the oldest known cemetery within the boundaries of Carthage, Mississippi. The earliest known burials in the cemetery occurred in 1837.
Carthage represents a unique pattern of development from the start of a settlement created for the newly created county seat in a new county, to that of a small city which still serves as a county seat in a rural county. Despite being a rural county, and lack of rail service to the city, Carthage has grown steadily over the years and serves as the historic center of Leake County.
The Carver Culture Museum consists of three rooms: Carver, Picayune, and National Black History. The Carver Room contains artifacts, books, pictures, desks, graduation programs from 1943 to 1970, teachers' pay scales, instruments, jerseys, band uniforms and more. The Picayune room has pictures, such as, of Black establishments from back in the day and pictures of children from 1954 to 1955, as well as, pictures of current and past businesses, and photos of doctors, lawyers, poets, inventors and more.
A famous ballad, the folklore of American railroading, and a postage stamp commemorate the colorful and courageous engineer who was killed in a train wreck here in 1900.
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