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Waveland in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brown's Vineyard

 
 
Brown's Vineyard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Cormier, October 22, 2011
1. Brown's Vineyard Marker
Inscription.  Located at this site, Brown's Vineyard, established 1874, was a popular resort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The wine, produced on site from scuppernong grapes, was marketed and sold across the United States. The vineyard, which also provided entertainment, was forced to close in 1920 due to Prohibition.
 
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 30° 18.05′ N, 89° 23.593′ W. Marker is in Waveland, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on U.S. 90, 0.1 miles east of Baltic Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 616 US-90, Waveland MS 39576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. From the People of Waveland (approx. 1˝ miles away); Hurricane Katrina (approx. 1˝ miles away); Pearl Rivers
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(approx. 2.3 miles away); The "Pirate House" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gulfside Assembly (approx. 2˝ miles away); Sea Song Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); 100 Men D.B.A. Hall (approx. 3˝ miles away); Old Spanish Customs House (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waveland.
 
Also see . . .  Artical in The Historian of Hancock County. An article by Scott Bagley, on pages 3-4, of Brown's Vineyard, including a picture. (Submitted on November 13, 2011.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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