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

Biloxi

 
 
Biloxi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 5, 2013
1. Biloxi Marker
Inscription. Founded by the French as "New Biloxi." Capital of French colony of Louisiana, 1721-1722, prior to French removal to New Orleans. Incorporated as a town in 1850 by the Mississippi Legislature.
 
Erected 1973 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 30° 23.568′ N, 88° 53.071′ W. Marker is in Biloxi, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on U.S. 90 near Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 687 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi MS 39530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Bartram Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chris LeDoux (about 500 feet away); Brielmaier House (about 600 feet away); Historic Downtown Biloxi (about 600 feet away); Debuys-Hermann-Keller House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Magnolia Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Barq's (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cathedral of the Nativity (B.V.M.) (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Biloxi.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Biloxi Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuarrellaDeVil, circa 2013
2. Biloxi Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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