“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


The Magnolia State

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May 26, 2017
1. Mississippi Marker
Inscription. Explored, 1540-1, by De Soto. Colonized first by French, 1699. Became a colony of British, 1763; Spanish, 1779. Territory organized by U.S., 1798. Became 20th. state, 1817.
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 32.794′ N, 91° 24.405′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on John R. Junkin Drive (U.S. 84) 0.6 miles east of South Canal Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ravennaside (approx. half a mile away); Natchez (approx. 0.6 miles away); Seargent S. Prentiss (approx. ¾ mile away); Temple B'Nai Israel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Intersection of Washington and South Pearl streets (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bernardo De Gálvez (approx. 0.8 miles away); Immaculate Conception Shrine c. 1846 (approx. 0.9 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
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Mississippi Marker image. Click for full size.
May 26, 2017
2. Mississippi Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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