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Clinton in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Indian Trading Post

 
 
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, September 21, 2011
1. Indian Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  Operated at junction of Natchez Trace & Old Vicksburg Rd. by Robert H. Bell (1783-1835) & his "yellow man Vincent," freed by Bell's will in 1835. Bell-Vincent Scholarship, Millsaps College, endowed with funds from the sale of this land, memorializes master and slave.
 
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the Natchez Trace series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 32° 20.858′ N, 90° 18.784′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Northside Drive and Old Vicksburg Road, on the right when traveling east on Northside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton MS 39056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roy Burkett Field (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Clinton Cemetery
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); East Clinton Historic District (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Cedars (approx. one mile away); Clinton Methodist Church (approx. one mile away); Dr. Walter Hillman (approx. one mile away); Hillman College (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2017
2. Indian Trading Post Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 839 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on August 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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