Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Magnolia State
Soto. Colonized first by
French, 1699. Became a
colony of British, 1763;
Spanish, 1779. Territory
organized by U.S., 1798.
Became 20th. state, 1817.
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Location. 32° 18.705′ N, 90° 54.022′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on South Washington Street / I-20 Frontage Road (U.S. 61), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Welcome Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4210 South Washington Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vicksburg Siege (here, next to this marker); U.S. Battery Benton. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Widow Blakely" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tobias Gibson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ninth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana); U.S. African Brigade (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana); Freedmen Fight at Milliken's Bend (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Netstate, The State of Mississippi. Mississippi means "large river" to the Chippewa Indians. (Submitted on September 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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