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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
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 Washington Campground (about 600 feet away); Site of Assembly Hall (about 700 feet away); 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2017.