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Crosby in Amite County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crosby

 
 
Crosby Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2016
1. Crosby Marker
Inscription. Named Dayton in 1884 in honor of David Day who gave the R.R. right-of-way. In 1917, Foster Creek Lumber & Mfg. Co. mill & town of Stephenson est. here. In 1934, named for L.O. Crosby who bought the vast co. holdings.
 
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° 17.025′ N, 91° 3.86′ W. Marker is in Crosby, Mississippi, in Amite County. Marker is on State Highway 33 north of Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crosby MS 39633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gloster (approx. 6.6 miles away); Centreville (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
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Crosby Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2016
2. Crosby Marker
Crosby Marker image. Click for full size.
July 21, 2016
3. Crosby Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2016. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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