Near Gainesville in Hancock County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2000 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 30° 18.789′ N, 89° 36.002′ W. Marker is near Gainesville, Mississippi, in Hancock County. Marker is on Interstate 10 at milepost 2, one mile west of 607 (Mississippi Highway 607), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is found in the grass in the front of the Mississippi Welcome Center on I-10 at the border with Louisiana. Marker is in this post office area: Pearlington MS 39572, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lunar Lander (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Special Operations Craft Riverine (approx. ¼ mile away); TAO Buoy (approx. ¼ mile away); H-1 Rocket Engine (approx. ¼ mile away); Tsunami Buoy (approx. ¼ mile away); F-1 Rocket Engine (approx. ¼ mile away); Infinity Eagle (approx. ¼ mile away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 2 miles away).
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil •
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