Near Wiggins in Stone County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2016 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 8, 1916.
Location. 30° 51.991′ N, 89° 9.93′ W. Marker is near Wiggins, Mississippi, in Stone County. Marker is on North Azalea Drive (U.S. 49) 1.3 miles north of West Central Avenue (State Highway 26), on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Dizzy Dean Rest Area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2743-2773 N Azalea Dr, Wiggins MS 39577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (a few steps from this marker); Gulf and Ship Island Railroad DepotCity of Wiggins (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gulf & Ship Island Railroad (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stone County War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stone County Courthouse (approx. 2 miles away); Professor W.P. Locker (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Perkins (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wiggins.
Also see . . . John Marshall Stone: Thirty-first and Thirty-third Governor of Mississippi: 1876-1882; 1890-1896. (Submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.