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Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Claiborne County

 
 
Claiborne County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Claiborne County Marker
Inscription. Established on January 27, 1802, by first General Assembly. Claiborne County was the fourth county organized in the Mississippi Territory. Carved from Jefferson County (formerly Pickering County), of the Old Natchez District, the county was named for William C.C. Claiborne, who served as the second governor of the territory.
 
Erected 2002 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 57.725′ N, 90° 59.034′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Old Mill Road, on the right when traveling south on Market Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the Claiborne County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Market Street, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
The Claiborne County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. The Claiborne County Courthouse.
distance of this marker. Claiborne County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Lightfoot Park (within shouting distance of this marker); The Port Gibson Boycott (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist M.B. Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bernheimer Complex (about 800 feet away); Gage House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Port Gibson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Port Gibson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Claiborne County. (Submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 113 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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