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Monticello in Lawrence County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cooper's Ferry

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, November 19, 2011
1. Cooper's Ferry Marker
Inscription. Est. 1810 by Jos. Cooper, one blk. N. Primary reason St. Stephens Rd. took this route in 1812 from St. Stephens (Ala.) on the Tombigbee to Natchez. Site served as boat landing from 1826 through early 20th century.
 
Erected 1985 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 33.301′ N, 90° 6.508′ W. Marker is in Monticello, Mississippi, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Brookhaven Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello MS 39654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. J. B. Lenoir (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. H. Longino (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gov. A.H. Longino House (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Choctaw Cession (approx. 13.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Cooper's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
2. Cooper's Ferry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on , by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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