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Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wintergreen Cemetery

Port Gibson Historic Tour

 
 
Wintergreen Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2019
1. Wintergreen Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Greenwood Street. 1807. This is one of the oldest cemeteries in Mississippi. Originally the burying ground of Samuel Gibson, founder of Port Gibson, and his family. Confederate General Earl Van Dorn is also buried here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 31° 57.122′ N, 90° 58.901′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenwood Street and Magnolia Street, on the right when traveling west on Greenwood Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg: 1863. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heath Home (about 800 feet away); Spencer Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Oak Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Schillig Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Levy Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Dependency (approx. ¼ mile away); Claiborne County (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Wintergreen Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
August 16, 2019
2. Wintergreen Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2019.
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