Winona in Montgomery County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The “Final Spike”
Of The Old Mississippi Central
Was Driven Just South Of
Winona Establishing For The
First Time Direct Rail Service
From The Great Lakes To the
Gulf Of Mexico.
Location. 33° 28.936′ N, 89° 43.654′ W. Marker is in Winona, Mississippi, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of North Front Street and Summit Street, on the right when traveling north on North Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Front Street, Winona MS 38967, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roebuck "Pops" Staples (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winona Confederate Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ensign William Devotie Billingsley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kilmichael: B.B. King's Roots (approx. 9½ miles away).
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Mississippi Central Railroad. (Submitted on October 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on October 24, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.