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Eupora in Webster County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eupora

 
 
Eupora Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
1. Eupora Marker
Inscription.  
Settled 1889, on spur track of Georgia Pacific Railroad. North 8 mi. is site of final battle in 1770, when Choctaws and Chickasaws exterminated fierce Chocchuma Indian tribe.
 
Erected 1951 by the Mississippi Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 32.442′ N, 89° 16.131′ W. Marker is in Eupora, Mississippi, in Webster County. Marker is at the intersection of West Roane Avenue (State Highway 182) and South Dunn Street, on the left when traveling west on West Roane Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 West Roane Avenue, Eupora MS 39744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Webster County Courthouse (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 5.8 miles away); Pigeon Roost
Eupora Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
2. Eupora Marker area
(approx. 6.6 miles away); The Natchez Trace Parkway (approx. 7.2 miles away); Natchez Trace at Mathiston (approx. 7.9 miles away); Jeff Busby Park (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Great Eastern Hardwood Forest (approx. 8.8 miles away); Charles Lindbergh Landing Site (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Memorial in adjacent park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
3. Memorial in adjacent park
Closeup of memorial adjacent to marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
4. Closeup of memorial adjacent to marker.
In honor of our fallen hero
who now rests in heaven,
we love you brother

Cpl. William Justin
Cooper
Oct. 22, 1985 – May 19, 2008

Helmand Province Afghanistan
Operation Enduring Freedom
United States Marine Corp

Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 394 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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