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Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birthplace of Barq's

 
 
Birthplace of Barq's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. Birthplace of Barq's Marker
Inscription. Barq's root beer was created by Edward C. Barq, Sr. in 1898 and produced on this site until 1936, when the operation moved to Lameuse Street. A Mississippi Gulf Coast favorite, the number of franchise bottlers grew to over two hundred by 1950. Acquired by The Coca-Cola Company in 1995.
 
Erected 1998 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 23.755′ N, 88° 52.691′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of Keller Avenue and Jenkins Lane, on the right when traveling north on Keller Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 Keller Avenue, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Debuys-Hermann-Keller House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vance-Gillis House (approx. mile away); Church of the Redeemer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tivoli Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Biloxi (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Bartram Trail
Biloxi Artesian Bottling Works image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
2. Biloxi Artesian Bottling Works
(approx. half a mile away); Chris LeDoux (approx. half a mile away); Biloxi City Park & Welcome Sign (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Also see . . .  History of Barq's. (Submitted on August 30, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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