Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Roman Catholic Cemetery
Port Gibson Historic Tour
700 Coffee. 1850's. Resin Bowie and his wife are buried here. According to tradition, Resin invented the "Bowie" knife with which his brother Jim Bowie fought the duel and became well known in history.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
Location. 31° 57.328′ N, 90° 58.749′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Coffee Street west of Alexander Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. Jewish Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Port Gibson City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schillig Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg: 1863. (approx. ¼ mile away); Hughes Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Person Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Presbyterian Manse (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
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 66 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2019.