Gulfport in Harrison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
1863 East Pascagoula Raid
Erected 2010 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 30° 21.904′ N, 89° 5.38′ W. Marker is in Gulfport, Mississippi, in Harrison County. Marker is on Jones Park Drive 0.2 miles east of 25th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located next to the Gulfport Harbor Light at Jones Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jones Park Drive, Gulfport MS 39501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ship Island (here, next to this marker); The Magnolia Route (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Gulfport High School Harrison County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kellier-Sternberg House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gulfport Civil Rights Wade-In (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Felix Henry Dunn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gulfport Boogie (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gulfport.
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service article about the raid. (Submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Louisiana Native Guard history of the raid. (.pdf). (Submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.