“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Louisville in Winston County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Hamill Spring

Hamill Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. Hamill Spring Marker
Inscription. Spring and small holding reservoir, which lie two miles north, were used during droughts as a water source for settlers between the early 1800s and 1930s. Also used to feed boilers for nearby Gus Boyd Sawmill. Spring named for Robert Hamill, an early settler.
Erected 1996 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 14.431′ N, 88° 58.586′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Mississippi, in Winston County. Marker is on State Highway 25, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville MS 39339, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Two Steps From The Blues (approx. 12.2 miles away); Ackerman (approx. 12.6 miles away).
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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