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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tobias Gibson

 
 
Tobias Gibson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Tobias Gibson Marker
Inscription. Homesite of "Father of Methodism" in Mississippi. Sent, 1799 to Mississippi Territory as missionary, he founded many of its early churches. He is buried on Crawford Street Church lawn.
 
Erected 1970 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 18.267′ N, 90° 54.309′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Warrenton Road (Business U.S. 61) half a mile north of Riverwalk Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Warrenton Road, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mississippi (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vicksburg Siege (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S. Battery Benton. (approx. 0.6 miles away); "The Widow Blakely" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ninth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana); U.S. African Brigade (approx. 2 miles away
View of marker looking south on Warrenton Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. View of marker looking south on Warrenton Road.
in Louisiana); Freedmen Fight at Milliken's Bend (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana); Grant's Canal – 1863 (approx. 2 miles away in Louisiana). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
View of marker looking north on Warrenton Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View of marker looking north on Warrenton Road.
Marker in front of former homesite. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. Marker in front of former homesite.
View of Crawford Street Church & Tobias Gibson grave marker. image. Click for full size.
By Google Street View
5. View of Crawford Street Church & Tobias Gibson grave marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on January 8, 2017.
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