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Bay Springs in Jasper County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Three Chopped Way

 
 
Three Chopped Way Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert M. Cook, Jr., May 13, 2012
1. Three Chopped Way Marker
Inscription.  One of routes of military & post road begun, 1807, from Natchez to Ft. Stoddert & Milledgeville, Ga. Over this trail many immigrants came into Territory & here Sam Dale operated wagon train.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
 
Location. 32° 0.771′ N, 89° 17.279′ W. Marker is in Bay Springs, Mississippi, in Jasper County. Marker is on State Highway 15, 0.1 miles north of Commerce Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Springs MS 39422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Assassination of F.M.B. "Marsh" Cook (within shouting distance of this marker); Montrose Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.2 miles away); Center Ridge School (approx. 11.9 miles away); John Crowe Ransom (approx. 15 miles away); Watkins Museum (approx. 15.1 miles away).
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Three Chopped Way Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert M. Cook, Jr., May 13, 2012
2. Three Chopped Way Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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