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Hopson in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hopson Plantation

Established 1852

 
 
Hopson Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
1. Hopson Plantation Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1944, the Hopson Planting Co. and International Harvester, revolutionized modern cotton farming by introducing the first commercially produced mechanical cotton picker.
 
Erected 1989 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 34° 9.572′ N, 90° 32.681′ W. Marker is in Hopson, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 322 and U.S. 49, on the right when traveling west on State Route 322. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksdale MS 38614, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cotton Pickin' Blues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clarksdale (approx. 2.7 miles away); Riverside Hotel (approx. 2.9 miles away); Dr. Aaron Henry (approx. 3.1 miles away); Aaron Henry (approx. 3.1 miles away); The New World (approx. 3.1 miles away); First Baptist M.B. Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Big Jack Johnson (approx. 3.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of the Hopson Plantation. (Submitted on October 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. AgricultureNotable Places
 
Part of the Hopson Plantation image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
2. Part of the Hopson Plantation
Now the Hopson Plantation Commissary. It contains places to stay, to eat and to listen to the blues.
Hopson Plantation & Marker in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
3. Hopson Plantation & Marker in background.
View from marker south on U.S. 49. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2015
4. View from marker south on U.S. 49.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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