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Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Newton (Keys) Hotel Site

 
 
Newton (Keys) Hotel Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Newton (Keys) Hotel Site Marker
Inscription.
First hotel built in the Village of Mound Bayou

"In the matter of sanitary surroundings, in the way of rooming
arrangements, and culinary excellence with the matter of
dining, the service at the Newton Hotel will satisfy the
mostly rigorously exacting customer."
-A. P. Hood, 1909

Location provided easy access to the train depot

 
Erected 2013 by Historic Mound Bayou Foundation & AARP.
 
Location. 33° 52.718′ N, 90° 43.733′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of South West Main Street and Green Street, on the right when traveling south on South West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South West Main Street, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mound Bayou Blues (a few steps from this marker); Taborian Hospital (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mound Bayou (about 700 feet away); Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company (about 800 feet away); T. R. M. Howard
Area around Newton (Keys) Hotel Site image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Area around Newton (Keys) Hotel Site
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Friendship Clinic (approx. 0.2 miles away); AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. half a mile away); Delta Health Center (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound Bayou.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The view south on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. The view south on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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