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Corinth Civil War Tour of Downtown Aug. 11

The Corinth Battlefield Summer Tour Series will conclude Saturday, Aug. 11, with a walking tour of downtown Corinth. It starts at 10 a.m. at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, 501 W. Linden St., Corinth. “We invite everyone to participate in the final program of the summer and discover 1862…

Photos: Volunteers Clean Up Civil War Site

About 10 volunteers cleaned up large amounts of litter at the 1862 Union Siege Lines Civil War site in Corinth on Saturday morning. Tires, rusted barrels, bottles, tin cans and many other items were collected in the wooded area. The annual event is sponsored by the Civil War Trust to…

Farmington to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Reincorporation Tuesday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The city of Farmington will have a party on Tuesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its reincorporation. The public is invited to the event, which will be at city hall from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be refreshments, and the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department…

Corinth Residents React to Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth is a town rich in Civil War history, and many of its residents have strong opinions on the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans. As she stood near a Confederate monument in downtown Corinth by the courthouse, Janet Burress said she…

Photos: History Hunters Find Civil War Artifacts at Farmington Park Site

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Civil War Minie balls, a bayonet tip and an 1876 coin were just a few of the items found during a metal-detecting event on Saturday at the site of the future Farmington City Park. More than 100 permits were sold to search for…

Civil War Relics Show Saturday, Sunday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Civil War relics will be on display Saturday and Sunday at the Crossroads Arena Convention Center in Corinth. “It will all be authentic stuff from the Civil War,” said Buddy Ellis, who is in charge of the show. There will be 28 dealers…