Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Dr. John W. Monette
Scientist-historian (1803-51). Lived ¼ mi. S.E. Research on yellow fever brought first quarantine in Old S.W. at Natchez, 1844. Author of scholarly book on the discovery and settlement of Mississippi Valley.
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 34.753′ N, 91° 18.03′ W. Marker is in Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on Jefferson College Street north of U.S. 61, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington MS 39190, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington (a few steps from this marker); Andrew Jackson at Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Military College (within shouting distance of this marker); The President's House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Campground (about 600 feet away); Site of Assembly Hall Elizabeth Female Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Elizabeth Female College (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers •
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