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

Greenville Cypress Preserve

 
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel
1. Greenville Cypress Preserve Marker
Inscription.  This 16-acre cypress brake is an early example of a local civic group's effort to preserve Mississippi's natural resources. This unique urban forest was purchased in 1940 by the Greenville Garden Club, the oldest garden club in the state, to preserve the cypress brake as a place to observe and experience nature's beauty.
 
Erected 2016 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 33° 22.679′ N, 91° 4.2′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Cypress Lane 0.1 miles east of U.S. 82. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville MS 38701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. To John A. Fox (approx. 0.4 miles away); Remnant of Original Greenville - Lake Village Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Mississippi (approx. half a mile away); Original Chinese Cemetery
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By Jenn Wintermantel
2. Greenville Cypress Preserve Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); "Little Italy" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Holt Collier (approx. one mile away); Gamwyn Park (approx. 1.4 miles away); Pvt. Robert T. (Bobby) Henry (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Greenville Cypress Preserve. (Submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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By Jenn Wintermantel
3. Greenville Cypress Preserve
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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