Corinth, Mississippi: Martyred Presidents: Pocket Knife Tribute (In Transition)

Lincoln, Garfield, and McKinley, all felled by assassin bullets, carved entirely with a pocket knife in 1904. Money difficulties mean that this museum is only open sporadically.

Crossroads Museum

221 N. Filmore St., Corinth, MS
Crossroads Museum. Southwest edge of downtown, on the northwest corner of Hwy 145/N. Filmore St. and Wick St.
Call ahead for hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5.
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Carving of the Assassinated.

Hand Wood Carving Of 3 Assassinated Presidents

Faces of Presidents Lincoln, Garfield, and McKinley carved entirely with a pocket knife in 1904. On display inside of the Historic Corinth Depot and Crossroads Museum, next to the Tourism Office.

[Joe Kleinsmith, 06/25/2017]

The impressively large "Martyred Presidents" plaque was carved from five different colored woods by E.S. Lancaster and his daughter, Mrs. Ida Miller, who lived on a farm south of town. Their well-worn pocket knife is also part of the display.

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