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


Gloster Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2016
1. Gloster Marker
Inscription. On Mar. 11, 1884, Gloster City was chartered. Named for Capt. Arthur W. Gloster, R.R. engin. Located on watershed of Amite & Miss. Rivers. Elev. 435 Ft. On Apr. 6, 1935, a tornado hit the town killing 9 residents.
Erected 1983 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 12′ N, 91° 0.6′ W. Marker is in Gloster, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is at the intersection of Captain Gloster Drive (State Highway 24) and State Highway 33, on the left when traveling east on Captain Gloster Drive. Touch for map. Located in intersection "median" area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 434 Captain Gloster Dr, Gloster MS 39638, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crosby (approx. 6.6 miles away); Centreville (approx. 7 miles away); Camp Van Dorn (approx. 9.3 miles away); Midway Methodist Church (approx. 9.6 miles away); Liberty Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 11.9
Gloster Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2016
2. Gloster Marker
miles away); Liberty (approx. 12.1 miles away); Amite County Courthouse (approx. 12.2 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 12.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2016. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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