Near Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
In 1812 Reverend John Johnson stopped at Old Factors Stand, near this bottom, and wrote this account of bottomland travel:
“I have this day swam my horse 5 times, bridged one creek, forded several others, besides the swamp we had to wade through. At night we had a shower of rain – took up my usual lodging on the ground in company with several Indians”.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 34° 25.816′ N, 88° 32.979′ W. Marker is near Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 278.4), 2.4 miles east of Friendship Road (County Road 1303), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Twenty-Mile Overlook turnoff from the Natchez Trace Parkway. Marker is in this post office area: Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dogwood Valley (approx. 3.1 miles away); Donivan Slough Donivan Slough (approx. 4.7 miles away); Pharr Mounds (approx. 7.9 miles away); Interpretive Sites (approx. 8 miles away); Thirteen Unknown Confederates (approx. 8.4 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 8.4 miles away); Fawn Grove School (approx. 9.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Natchez Trace. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 27, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.