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Near Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dyess Bridge

 
 
Dyess Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. Dyess Bridge Marker
Inscription. To facilitate travel between Wayne Co., Miss. and points west, W.C.C. Dyess built here the first bridge over the Buckatunna River, 1868-70. It continued in use until 1912. Dyess homestead 200 ft. N.W.
 
Erected 1979 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 41.69′ N, 88° 31.104′ W. Marker is near Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Dyess Bridge Road and Big Rock Road, on the left when traveling east on Dyess Bridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Dyess Bridge Road, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winchester (approx. 6.3 miles away); General James Patton (approx. 6.9 miles away); Philadelphus Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 7.4 miles away); First Auto Bank (approx. 7.6 miles away); Wayne County Civil War Monument (approx. 7.7
Current Dyess Bridge over the Chickasawhay River image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. Current Dyess Bridge over the Chickasawhay River
miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Wayne County War Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Dyess Bridge Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. Dyess Bridge Marker area
View looking east down Dyess Bridge Road image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
4. View looking east down Dyess Bridge Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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