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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gamwyn Park

 
 
Gamwyn Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
1. Gamwyn Park Marker
Inscription.  A planned, park-like neighborhood established in 1926, Gamwyn Park was based on a design concept by Mary L. Gamble and Margaret B. Wynn, prominent citizens of Greenville. Gamwyn Park includes well-maintained streetscapes and landscaped vistas. Twenty of the houses located here were built before the end of World War II.
 
Erected 2004 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNotable PlacesWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 33° 23.435′ N, 91° 3.128′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Gamwyn Park Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Main Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pvt. Robert T. (Bobby) Henry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holt Collier
One of three gated-entrances to the planned community. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
2. One of three gated-entrances to the planned community.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Greenville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Original Chinese Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); New Jerusalem M.B. Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); The King's Daughters Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Little Italy" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Shelby Foote (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Regarding Gamwyn Park. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004 as the Gamwyn Park Historic District.
 
View of marker looking north on Main Street towards downtown. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2017
3. View of marker looking north on Main Street towards downtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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