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Liberty in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Liberty

 
 
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February 12, 2016
1. Liberty Marker
Inscription. Founded 1809 and chartered 1828. Site of first Confederate monument in state, 1871. Here Gail Borden conducted condensed milk experiments. Dr. Tichenor's antiseptic was also originated here.
 
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 9.473′ N, 90° 48.653′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 24) and Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty MS 39645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amite County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Of Liberty (about 700 feet away); Liberty Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herbert Lee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amite Female Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Natchez District (approx. 8.5 miles away); Jerry Clower (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Liberty.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
February 12, 2016
2. Liberty Marker
 
 
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