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

Hughes Home

Port Gibson Historic Tour

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August 16, 2019
1. Hughes Home Marker
907 Church. Ca. 1825 Greek Revival. Home of Henry Hughes, author of the first textbook on sociology, who gave this science its name. Dr. Irwin Russell, the first writer to use Negro dialect in poetry, also lived here as a boy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEducation.
Location. 31° 57.428′ N, 90° 58.994′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Church Street (U.S. 61) north of Coffee Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 907 Church Street, 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. Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. James Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Drake Home (about 300 feet away); Judge Maury House (about 400 feet away); Bruinsburg (about 400 feet away); Hopkins House (about 400 feet away); Person Home (about 400 feet away); O'Hara Cottage (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
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August 16, 2019
2. Hughes Home Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2019.

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