“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Liberty in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


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February 12, 2016
1. Liberty Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1809 and chartered 1828. Site of first Confederate monument in state, 1871. Here Gail Borden conducted condensed milk experiments. Dr. Tichenor's antiseptic was also originated here.
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 9.473′ N, 90° 48.653′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 24) and Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty MS 39645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amite County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); "Three Chopped Way" (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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February 12, 2016
2. Liberty Marker
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Battle Of Liberty (about 700 feet away); Liberty Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herbert Lee (approx. ¼ mile away); Amite Female Seminary (approx. 0.3 miles away); John H. Nunnery (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2016. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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