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New Augusta in Perry County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Augusta

 
 
Old Augusta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2018
1. Old Augusta Marker
Inscription.  Two miles north, on banks of Leaf River. Famous as the first county seat of Perry County and site of trial of the famous outlaw, James Copeland. Served also as U.S. land office.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 12.058′ N, 89° 2.081′ W. Marker is in New Augusta, Mississippi, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 98 and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 98. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Augusta MS 39462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Shelby (approx. 11.2 miles away); Forrest County Agricultural High School (approx. 12.8 miles away); Old West Florida (approx. 17 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  James Copeland (outlaw). (Submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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Old Augusta Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2018
2. Old Augusta Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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