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Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robinson Road

 
 
Robinson Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, August 17, 2007
1. Robinson Road Marker
Inscription. Opened 1820s. Ran from Jackson Military Road to Natchez Trace by way of Louisville, Doak's Stand & Choctaw Agency. For years it was only direct route from Columbus to Jackson.
 
Erected 1974 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 29.653′ N, 88° 25.992′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (State Highway 182) near Old Highway 82 (State Highway 182). Click for map. At the base of Main street swing bridge & Old Tombigbee River Channel. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tennessee Williams Visitors Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Home of Tennessee Williams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Decoration Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbus Mississippi Blues
Robinson Road Marker at the Old Tombigbee River Swing Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, July 2, 2008
2. Robinson Road Marker at the Old Tombigbee River Swing Bridge
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
More about this marker. This marker is 2.5 miles east of the original location.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
182 Swing Bridge and Old Tombigbee River Channel image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, July 4, 2008
3. 182 Swing Bridge and Old Tombigbee River Channel
182 Swing Bridge Gear image. Click for full size.
By Davis Darryl Hartness, July 4, 2008
4. 182 Swing Bridge Gear
Notice the big gear ring at the top of the pier. The bridge rotated on this gear.
 
 
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