Near Stanton in Jefferson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2004 by Mississippi State Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 31° 41.207′ N, 91° 11.353′ W. Marker is near Stanton, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 15.5), 0.2 miles south of Cannonsburg Road. Click for map. Marker is located at the Mount Locust turnout next to the ranger station / restroom building. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Mount Locust (a few steps from this marker); Bullen Creek (approx. 2.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Loess Bluff (approx. 3 miles away); Emerald Mound Emerald Mound (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Emerald Mound (approx. 4.9 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 6.4 miles away); A National Road (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stanton.
Also see . . .
1. Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 16, 2015.)
2. Kaintucks to Cotton. Brochure on Mount Locust from the National Park Service. (Submitted on August 16, 2015.)
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