Pascagoula in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Camp Jeﬀerson Davis
Sponsored by the Descendants of Mexican War Veterans
Erected 2014 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° 20.616′ N, 88° 32.088′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Beach Boulevard west of City Park Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located within Beach Park, along Beach Boulevard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 City Park Street, Pascagoula MS 39567, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louisiana Native Guard Attacks Pascagoula (a few steps from this marker); President Zachary Taylor's Summer Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Jefferson Davis - Soldiers Return From The Mexican War - 1848 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Twiggs and the Military Asylum 1849-1855 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Lawson – Military Hospital on Greenwood Island – 1848 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Longfellow House (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Faulkner, Pascagoula Novelist (approx. one mile away); The Round Island Affair - 1849 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pascagoula.
Also see . . . Fort Wiki article on Camp Jefferson Davis. (Submitted on March 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Military • Notable Places • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 107 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.