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
|First Photo of Moon
By Louis Daguerre
|General George Custer
|“I’d rather be right
– Henry Clay
Taken over by Mende
Tribesmen – 1839
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.