“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


The Jersey Settlement

Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
1. Kingston Marker
E. 8 mi. Settled, 1773 by N. Jersey pioneers led by Richard and Samuel Swayze. Latter formed Congregational church, reputedly the first Protestant church in state.
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 29.004′ N, 91° 22.111′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 61 and Kingston Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 61. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Kingston (a few steps from this marker); The Forest Plantation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Judith Sargent Murray (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Catherine Creek (approx. 2.8 miles away);
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Conflict with the French (approx. 2.8 miles away); Historic Use of Ceremonial Mounds (approx. 2.8 miles away); Three Archaeological Excavations (approx. 2.9 miles away); Historical Archaeology - the Chief's House and Temple (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
July 14, 2018
2. Kingston Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2018.

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