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Near Canton in Madison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Natchez Trace at Madisonville

 
 
D.A.R. Monument of the Natchez Trace image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
1. D.A.R. Monument of the Natchez Trace
Inscription. This monument marks the Natchez Trace over which our pioneer ancestors came to Mississippi. It is located on the site of Madisonville, an early county seat of Madison County.

Erected by the Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution, December 1928.

Over Roaring Stream and Shallow Ford
They Pressed in Hope and Fear.
And Many Died, But Many Found
The Grapes of Eschol Here.
          Rowland
 
Erected 1928 by Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 32° 31.608′ N, 89° 58.643′ W. Marker is near Canton, Mississippi, in Madison County. Marker is on State Highway 43 0.1 miles west of Natchez Trace Parkway, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton MS 39046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Club Desire (approx. 6.2 miles away); West Florida Boundary (approx. 6.3 miles away); Grace Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Madison County Movement (approx.
D.A.R. Monument Next to Remnant of the Old Trace image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
2. D.A.R. Monument Next to Remnant of the Old Trace
6.9 miles away); Madison County Courthouse (approx. 6.9 miles away); Hickory Street (approx. 7 miles away); Tupelo–Baldcypress Swamp (approx. 7.2 miles away); Boyd Site (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Also see . . .  Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 21, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
View to Northwest from Highway 43 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
3. View to Northwest from Highway 43
Monument is on left (south) side of highway
View to Southeast Towards Natchez Trace Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
4. View to Southeast Towards Natchez Trace Parkway
Monument is on right (south) side of highway
View to Southwest Across Highway 43 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
5. View to Southwest Across Highway 43
The Old Natchez Trace near Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
6. The Old Natchez Trace near Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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