Monday Trade Day - 1916
On July 3, 1893, Tippah County established
First Monday Trade Day, a tradition that is still carried on today south
of Ripley. First Monday Trade Day started as a place for farmers
to sell goods to each other, today it is a huge flea market covering over
50 acres of land. The Flea Market is held the weekend of the first
Monday of every month, hense the name.
The large two story house in the
back of the picture now houses the Tippah County Heritage Society.
This museum displays historical remnants of Tippah County, and provides
information about how life was during the 19th Century, and early 20th
to the Tippah County Page