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

In Gratitude

 
 
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1. In Gratitude Marker
Inscription.
In Gratitude
To the men and women of Adams County
Who served in World War I
And to those who died in the line of duty

 
Erected 2011 by U.S. General Services Administration.
 
Location. 31° 33.582′ N, 91° 24.216′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on Pearl Street north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South Pearl Street, Natchez MS 39120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Site of Bank of Mississippi (within shouting distance of this marker); Bud Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Natchez Burning" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); Intersection of Washington and South Pearl streets (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
 
More about this marker. Located on Old U.S. Courthouse Building
 
Also see . . .
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2. In Gratitude Marker
 World War I Memorial Project: Natchez, Mississippi. "The unveiling of a new (inclusive) memorial to the World War I service men and women of Adams County, Mississippi (the county seat being in Natchez) is now set for November 10th at 10:00am, 2011."
This site details the work of Shane Peterson to replace the original 1924 memorial with a new memorial to the World War I veterans of Adams Country which includes all veterans' names, regardless of race or gender. (Submitted on July 27, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
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All five markers across front of Old U.S.Courthouse can be seen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 27, 2017.
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