Near Lamont in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Great Flood of 1927
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 21, 1927.
Location. 33° 33.677′ N, 91° 4.999′ W. Marker is near Lamont, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is on State Highway 1, 0.6 miles north of Avondale Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scott MS 38772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mississippi River Blues: The 1927 Flood (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Fisher Johnson (approx. 4.1 miles away); Winterville Mounds (approx. 5.3 miles away); Symbols Tell Stories (approx. 5.3 miles away); Winterville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Eddie Taylor (approx. 7˝ miles away); Eddie Shaw (approx. 7.6 miles away); Lockheed T-33A (approx. 7.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. 'Mississippi Heavy Water Blues' BARBECUE BOB, Georgia Blues Guitar Legend (video). YouTube (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.