Clinton in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Natchez Trace Crossing
Over it marched the Tennessee troops to join Andrew Jackson in 1812.
This spot is a part of the campus of Mississippi College established in 1826.
Erected 1926 by the Mississippi D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Natchez Trace series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 32° 20.223′ N, 90° 19.703′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on East College Street east of McLemore Drive, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of Mississippi College. The college campus is private property. Do not trespass. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East College Street, Clinton MS 39056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are East Clinton Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi College (about 600 feet away); Benjamin Whitfield (about 700 feet away); “Love is Immortal” (about 700 feet away); Clinton (about 700 feet away); Tanglewood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hillman College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Walter Hillman (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Natchez Trace. (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.