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

General James Patton

 
 
General James Patton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. General James Patton Marker
Inscription.  Born 1780 in S.C. First signer of petition in 1808 to form Wayne Co. from Miss. Territory. Served in several Wayne County courts. State’s 2nd Lt. Governor 1820-1822. Died May 3, 1830, at Winchester. Brd. 6/10 mi. SW in S33~T8N~R6W.
 
Erected 1987 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° 37.008′ N, 88° 35.451′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Old 45 Winchester Road and Winchester Cross Road, on the right when traveling south on Old 45 Winchester Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old 45 Winchester Road, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winchester (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major General Ira Platt Swift (approx. 4.3 miles away); Philadelphus Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); First United Methodist Church
Marker & Winchester Cemetery in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. Marker & Winchester Cemetery in background.
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Auto Bank (approx. 5.2 miles away); Wayne County War Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for General James Patton. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesPoliticsWars, US Indian
 
Marker & Winchester United Methodist Church. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. Marker & Winchester United Methodist Church.
 

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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 298 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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