Morton in Scott County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Ueltschey Tannery
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. 11½ miles away).
More about this marker. Previously located here was an older 1976 marker, with different text, containing
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. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
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.