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New Augusta in Perry County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Augusta

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2018
1. Old Augusta Marker
Inscription.  Two miles north, on banks of Leaf River. Famous as the first county seat of Perry County and site of trial of the famous outlaw, James Copeland. Served also as U.S. land office.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 12.058′ N, 89° 2.081′ W. Marker is in New Augusta, Mississippi, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 98 and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 98. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Augusta MS 39462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Shelby (approx. 11.2 miles away); Forrest County Agricultural High School (approx. 12.8 miles away); Old West Florida (approx. 17 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  James Copeland (outlaw). (Submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Old Augusta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2018
2. Old Augusta Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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