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Clinton in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Indian Trading Post

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, September 21, 2011
1. Indian Trading Post Marker
Inscription. Operated at junction of Natchez Trace & Old Vicksburg Rd. by Robert H. Bell (1783-1835) & his "yellow man Vincent," freed by Bell's will in 1835. Bell-Vincent Scholarship, Millsaps College, endowed with funds from the sale of this land, memorializes master and slave.
 
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.858′ N, 90° 18.784′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Northside Drive and Old Vicksburg Road, on the right when traveling east on Northside Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clinton MS 39056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clinton Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Walter Hillman (approx. one mile away); Hillman College (approx. one mile away); Charles Caldwell Assassination (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tanglewood (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mississippi College (approx.
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 28, 2017
2. Indian Trading Post Marker
1.3 miles away); “Love is Immortal” (approx. 1.3 miles away); Benjamin Whitfield (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on August 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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