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Starkville in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Borden Milk Plant

 
 
The Borden Milk Plant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. The Borden Milk Plant Marker
Inscription. The Borden Company opened this milk condensing plant in April 1926. The plant helped bring over 1,200 dairy farm and milk distributing operations to Oktibbeha County. The plant closed in 2005, and the property was sold in 2009. Following extensive renovations Central Station was established.
 
Erected 2011 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 27.75′ N, 88° 48.618′ W. Marker is in Starkville, Mississippi, in Oktibbeha County. Marker is at the intersection of South Montgomery Street and East Lampkin Street on South Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Montgomery Street, Starkville MS 39759, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Starkville (approx. mile away); Oktibbeha County Blues (approx. mile away); Nash Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hic A Sha Ba Ha Spring (approx. half a mile
Former location of the Borden Milk Plant. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. Former location of the Borden Milk Plant.
Now a mixed use development of restaurant, condo's and other businesses.
away); Greensboro Street Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.H. "Corn Club" Smith (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starkville.
 
Also see . . .  More about the Borden plant, with photos. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
View from marker looking north towards Lampkin Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
3. View from marker looking north towards Lampkin Street.
 
 
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 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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