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Woodville in Wilkinson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Adams

 
 
Fort Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
1. Fort Adams Marker
Inscription.  Twenty mi. west, called Davion's Rock by French. Loftus Heights by British. U.S. Fort, 1798, named for John Adams. "Man Without a Country," Phillip Nolan was once stationed here.
 
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts or Castles. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 6.24′ N, 91° 17.89′ W. Marker is in Woodville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 24) west of Boston Row, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Polk's Meat Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Woodville Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Cohen Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Cumbo Variety Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Cohen House
Fort Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
March 25, 2016
2. Fort Adams Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Schloss-Rothschild Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilkinson County War Memorial (about 300 feet away); D'Aquila Service Station (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2016. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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