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Iuka in Tishomingo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eastport

 
 
Eastport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
1. Eastport Marker
Inscription.  N. 8 mi. Former Chickasaw post, where Natchez Trace crossed Tenn. R. Chartered, 1838. Once had fine homes, a hotel, a college, & two newspapers. Decline came when railroads bypassed it.
 
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 34° 48.515′ N, 88° 10.732′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastport Road and East Eastport Street, on the right when traveling north on Eastport Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iuka MS 38852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Henry Holley Log House (approx. half a mile away); Iuka Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Iuka (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of Our Saviour (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Tishomingo County Courthouse (approx.
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0.6 miles away); Confederate Heroes Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Twin Magnolias" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unknown Soldiers (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry on Eastport, Mississippi. (Submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Eastport Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
2. Eastport Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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