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Waveland in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brown's Vineyard

 
 
Brown's Vineyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 22, 2011
1. Brown's Vineyard Marker
Inscription. Located at this site, Brown's Vineyard, established 1874, was a popular resort during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The wine, produced on site from scuppernong grapes, was marketed and sold across the United States. The vineyard, which also provided entertainment, was forced to close in 1920 due to Prohibition.
 
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 18.05′ N, 89° 23.593′ W. Marker is in Waveland, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on U.S. 90 0.1 miles east of Baltic Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 616 US-90, Waveland MS 39576, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. From the People of Waveland (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hurricane Katrina (approx. 1.5 miles away); Pearl Rivers (approx. 2.3 miles away); The "Pirate House" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gulfside Assembly (approx. 2.5 miles away); Sea Song Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); 100 Men D.B.A. Hall (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Spanish Customs House (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waveland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Artical in The Historian of Hancock County. An article by Scott Bagley, on pages 3-4, of Brown's Vineyard, including a picture. (Submitted on November 13, 2011.) 

2. Historical Marker for Brown’s Vineyard, Waveland. Includes a brief history of Brown's Vineyard. (Submitted on November 13, 2011.) 
 
Categories. EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 50 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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