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Greenwood in Leflore County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Greenwood Cotton Row District

 
 
Greenwood Cotton Row District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
1. Greenwood Cotton Row District Marker
Inscription.  
District comprises state's most important concentration of buildings associated with marketing of cotton and with the state's post-Civil War cotton boom. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1980 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 31.296′ N, 90° 10.933′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Mississippi, in Leflore County. Marker is on West Front Street west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 West Front Street, Greenwood MS 38930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenwood (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Point LeFlore (about 700 feet away); WGRM Radio Studio (about 700 feet away); LeFlore County Confederate Memorial (about 700 feet away); First United Methodist Church
Part of the Greenwood Cotton Row District image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
2. Part of the Greenwood Cotton Row District
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery 'C' (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenwood's First Artesian Well (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles Edward Wright (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Yazoo River where cotton was loaded onto boats. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
3. Yazoo River where cotton was loaded onto boats.
Wide shot of marker and Yazoo River. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2014
4. Wide shot of marker and Yazoo River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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