Near Amory in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Cotton Gin Port
Erected 1997 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1801.
Location. 33° 58.967′ N, 88° 31.91′ W. Marker is near Amory, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 278 and Cotton Gin Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 278. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Cotton Gin Road, Amory MS 38821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bienville's Fort (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Amory, Mississippi: Blues from a Railroad Town (approx. 2.4 miles away); Amory's Tribute to the Heroes of 1861—1865 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Chickasaw Cession (approx. 2.7 miles away); Becker Post Office (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gilmore Sanitarium (approx. 2.9 miles away); Camargo 1847 (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amory.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Cotton Gin Port. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 200 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.