Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2009 by City of Vicksburg Riverfront Mural Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
Location. 32° 21.144′ N, 90° 52.995′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Levee Street and Grove Street, on the left when traveling north. Mural is painted on the levee flood wall, beside the railroad tracks on the west side of Levee Street. Marker is mounted at ground level, directly in front of the mural. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor and Mrs. Kirk Fordice (here, next to this marker); Vicksburg's Original Floodwall (here, next to this marker); LeTourneau (here, next to this marker); Miss Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); Koestler Bakery's Christmas Tree Lane (a few steps from this marker); Rosa A. Temple High School (within "Two Bridges at Sunset" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Gold in the Hills" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Jitney Jungle: Breaking Ground in the Grocery Business. (Submitted on December 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Jitney Jungle. Founded in 1919, Jitney Jungle remained a private, family-owned grocery chain until 1996. The history of this Mississippi-based firm documents important changes in food retailing in the twentieth century, from the earliest stages of self-service store design in the 1920s to the rise of the supermarket in the 1930s and the discount megamarket of the 1970s. (Submitted on December 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.