Weir marker event planned for June 9

Join the descendants of Colonel John Weir at the dedication of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History Historical Marker, recently installed at the historic home of John Weir, at 102 Ann Street, Weir. The dedication ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013.

John Weir and his brother James were the founders of the community of Weir.

John Weir donated land for the first churches in town. The home of Col. Weir is the oldest building in Weir and is on the National Register of Historic Places. This building is one of only a handful of buildings or places on the Register from Choctaw County.