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Crosby in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crosby

 
 
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July 21, 2016
1. Crosby Marker
Inscription.  Named Dayton in 1884 in honor of David Day who gave the R.R. right-of-way. In 1917, Foster Creek Lumber & Mfg. Co. mill & town of Stephenson est. here. In 1934, named for L.O. Crosby who bought the vast co. holdings.
 
Erected 1983 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 31° 17.025′ N, 91° 3.86′ W. Marker is in Crosby, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is on State Highway 33 north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crosby MS 39633, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gloster (approx. 6.6 miles away); Centreville (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
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July 21, 2016
2. Crosby Marker
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3. Crosby Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2016. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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