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Blue Springs in Union County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Blue Springs

 
 
Blue Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
1. Blue Springs Marker
Inscription. First settled as Ellistown in 1838, Blue Springs was formed when the Kansas City, Memphis, and Birmingham Railroad was built in 1888, bypassing Ellistown. Residents then migrated closer to the railroad. In 2007 Blue Springs became the home of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi.
 
Erected 2014 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 23.517′ N, 88° 52.704′ W. Marker is in Blue Springs, Mississippi, in Union County. Marker is on County Route 9 south of Road 209, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Springs MS 38828, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ishtehotopah (approx. 8.8 miles away); Elder Roma Wilson & Rev. Leon Pinson (approx. 9.6 miles away); Tupelo Campaign: Old Town Creek, July 15 (approx. 9.9 miles away); Tupelo Campaign: Harrisburg July 14 (approx. 10 miles away); Tupelo Campaign: Pontotoc Road, July 13
Blue Springs Marker looking north towards County Road 209 (right turn). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
2. Blue Springs Marker looking north towards County Road 209 (right turn).
(approx. 10 miles away); William Faulkner (approx. 10.1 miles away); Union County, Mississippi (approx. 10.1 miles away); Mosley and Johnson (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Blue Springs. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2017
3. View of the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant.
Located one mile south of marker near Interstate 22.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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