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

Van Dorn House

Port Gibson Historic Tour

 
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, November 29, 2019
1. Van Dorn House Marker
Inscription.  
Ca. 1830 Federal. Built by Peter A. Van Dorn, New Jersey native who purchased this land in 1826. In 1817 Van Dorn was first clerk of the State House of Representatives. Boyhood home of Van Dorn's son, Confederate General Earl Van Dorn.
 
Location. 31° 56.881′ N, 90° 58.944′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Horton Drive north of Brady Avenue, on the right when traveling south. 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. Chamberlain-Hunt Academy (approx. mile away); Claiborne County (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Claiborne County (approx. mile away); The Vicksburg Campaign and Siege (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Van Dorn House (approx. mile away); Dependency (approx. mile away); Samuel Gibson House (approx. mile away); Wintergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Van Dorn House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, November 29, 2019
2. Van Dorn House Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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