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Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Forest Plantation

 
 
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May 26, 2017
1. The Forest Plantation Marker
Inscription. Home and grave of William Dunbar (1749-1810), Scot settler who surveyed the boundary line between the USA and Spain-1798 and led 1st exploration of LA Purchase 1804. World-famed scientist and inventor in Miss. Territory.
 
Erected 1985 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 27.933′ N, 91° 22.6′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on U.S. 61 south of Forest Plantation Road, on the right when traveling north. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingston (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Kingston (approx. 1.3 miles away); Judith Sargent Murray (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. Catherine Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Conflict with the French (approx. 4 miles away); Historic Use of Ceremonial Mounds (approx. 4 miles away); Three Archaeological Excavations (approx. 4 miles away); Historical Archaeology - the Chief's House and Temple (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
The Forest Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
May 26, 2017
2. The Forest Plantation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2017.
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