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Pascagoula in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jackson County WWII Memorial

December 8, 1941 – August 14, 1945

 
 
Jackson County WWII Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
1. Jackson County WWII Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In tribute to
the courageous men and women
of Jackson County, Mississippi,
who fought in World War II
for the democratic ideals
which we hold so dear.

 
Erected by Business Girl's Club, Inc. Jackson County, Mississippi.
 
Location. 30° 22.805′ N, 88° 33.478′ W. Marker is in Pascagoula, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fort Street and Hickory Street. Touch for map. Located with the Old Spanish Fort, also known as the LaPointe-Krebs House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4602 Fort 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. Krebs Cotton Gin (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi (within shouting distance of this marker); Round Island Lighthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Round Island Lighthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pascagoula Street Railroad and Power Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Round Island Lighthouse (approx.
Jackson County WWII Memorial (just to right of the flag pole). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
2. Jackson County WWII Memorial (just to right of the flag pole).
0.7 miles away); Pascagoula Fire Fighters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mississippi Gulf Coast Blues & Heritage Festival (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pascagoula.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
The LaPointe-Krebs House next to WWII marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2017
3. The LaPointe-Krebs House next to WWII marker.
Built in 1757, it is the oldest structure in Mississippi and is the oldest confirmed building in the entire Mississippi Valley. It dates from the French Colonial period.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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