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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Graveline

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
1. Graveline Marker
Inscription. In 1718 this area was settled by Jean-Baptiste Baudreau dit Graveline, born 1671 in Montreal. Arrived with d'Iberville at Fort Maurepas aboard the Renommée Jan 8, 1700.
Prominent colonist~adventurer~merchant.
 
Erected 1985 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 30° 26.335′ N, 88° 37.153′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 10 at milepost 63, 4.5 miles west of Mississippi Highway 613. Touch for map. Located at the I-10 Westbound rest area in Gautier near Farragut Lake. The marker is near the vending machines just past the restroom building. Marker is at or near this postal address: I-10, Gautier MS 39553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Era Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Gautier School (approx. 3.8 miles away); Historic Gautier Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Old Place (approx. 4 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill
Graveline Marker area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
2. Graveline Marker area.
(approx. 4 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. 4.2 miles away); Twelve Oaks (approx. 4.5 miles away); Moss Point Blues (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article. (Submitted on February 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Graveline Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2015
3. Graveline Marker area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 378 times since then and 123 times this year. Last updated on February 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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