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Morton in Scott County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Ueltschey Tannery

 
 
The Ueltschey Tannery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. The Ueltschey Tannery Marker
Inscription. Located in this vicinity, the Ueltschey tannery was established in 1857 by Albert Ueltschey (1824-1884), a native of Switzerland who had moved from Texas to Mississippi after the Mexican War, settling near Nathan Springs. Following the Civil War, cotton ginning and milling were added to the tannery's operation.
 
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 19.787′ N, 89° 40.009′ W. Marker is in Morton, Mississippi, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 13 and Lindsey Road, on the right when traveling south on State Route 13. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 MS-13, Morton MS 39117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Choctaw Line (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rubin Lacy (approx. 7.7 miles away); Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (approx. 11.3 miles away); Centenary College (approx. 11 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Previously located here was an older 1976 marker, with different text, containing
View from marker looking north on Mississippi Highway 13. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. View from marker looking north on Mississippi Highway 13.
misspellings of Albert Ueltschey. The older marker read:
Established 1857 by Albert Ueltshey, a Swiss immigrant. After the Civil War, Ueltshey added farming, cotton ginning, and milling to his leather business. He was known for his fair and generous dealings.
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
The Ueltschey Tannery area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. The Ueltschey Tannery area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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