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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Ackerman in Choctaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jeff Busby Park

 
 
Jeff Busby Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
1. Jeff Busby Park Marker
Inscription. On February 15, 1934, while serving as U.S. Congressman from Mississippi, Thomas Jefferson Busby (1884-1964) introduced a bill authorizing a survey of the Old Natchez Trace. Four years later the historic road was designated a unit of the National Park System.
     This area is named in Jeff Busby’s honor to commemorate his part in the Parkway’s establishment.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 33° 24.811′ N, 89° 15.682′ W. Marker is near Ackerman, Mississippi, in Choctaw County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 193.1), 2.4 miles south of Mississippi Highway 9. Touch for map. Marker is in Jeff Busby Park at the end of the 0.9 mile turnoff access road from the parkway to the top of Little Mountain; the above directions are to the parkway entrance to Jeff Busby Park. Marker is in this post office area: Ackerman MS 39735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Eastern Hardwood Forest (a few steps from this marker); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 5.4 miles away); Coleman's Mill
Jeff Busby Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
2. Jeff Busby Park Marker
Marker at southwest corner of parking lot at end of access road
(approx. 8.4 miles away); Ackerman (approx. 8.6 miles away); Eupora (approx. 8.8 miles away); Two Steps From The Blues (approx. 8.9 miles away); Pigeon Roost (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Natchez Trace Parkway (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ackerman.
 
Also see . . .  Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 21, 2015.) 
 
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Jeff Busby Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
3. Jeff Busby Park Marker
View to the northwest
Map of Jeff Busby Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
4. Map of Jeff Busby Park
At Natchez Trace Parkway entrance to Jeff Busby Park
Marker at Summit Overlook
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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