Near Gainesville in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 30° 18.789′ N, 89° 36.002′ W. Marker is near Gainesville, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on Interstate 10 at milepost 2, one mile west of 607 (Mississippi Route 607), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is found in the grass in the front of the Mississippi Welcome Center on I-10 at the border with Louisiana. Marker is in this post office area: Pearlington MS 39572, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Hancock Rebels" (approx. 11.8 miles away); Fort Pike (approx. 13 miles away in Louisiana).
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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