Near Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Over the years the water table has dropped several feet, and the spring which feeds Owens Creek has all but disappeared.
Little remains of a scene once familiar to early residents of the Rocky Springs community.
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 32° 3.654′ N, 90° 49.564′ W. Marker is near Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 52.4), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hermanville MS 39086, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 2.1 miles away); Federals Occupy Rocky Springs (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rocky Springs (approx. 2.2 miles away); Grindstone Ford Mangum Mound (approx. 6.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Lower Choctaw Boundary (approx. 8.4 miles away); Sunken Trace (approx. 9.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
Also see . . . Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.