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Mathiston in Webster County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Natchez Trace at Mathiston

 
 
Natchez Trace at Mathiston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
1. Natchez Trace at Mathiston Marker
Inscription.

This monument marks the Natchez Trace at Mathiston in the county of Webster, named for the great statesman Daniel Webster.

“Along this road brave spirits came over shallow brook and roaring stream, to toil and die and leave to men fulfillment of a dream.”
—ROWLAND

Erected by the Mississippi Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
January 1933.
 
Erected 1933 by Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 33° 32.443′ N, 89° 7.888′ W. Marker is in Mathiston, Mississippi, in Webster County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 82 and Natchez Trace Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 82. Touch for map. Marker is at northeast corner of intersection on top of the road bank facing US 82. Marker is in this post office area: Mathiston MS 39752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Natchez Trace Parkway (approx. mile away); Pigeon Roost (approx. 1 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace
Natchez Trace at Mathiston Marker and Luther Latham Memorial Highway Sign image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
2. Natchez Trace at Mathiston Marker and Luther Latham Memorial Highway Sign
The sign to the right of the DAR Natchez Trace monument marks the Luther Latham Memorial Highway, which was designated by the Mississippi Legislature in 1940 for that section of US 82 that traverses Webster County. The sign reads:

Luther Latham
Memorial Highway

Senator
Webster County
1928 - 1931
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Eupora (approx. 7.9 miles away); Line Creek (approx. 8 miles away); The Great Eastern Hardwood Forest (approx. 11 miles away); Jeff Busby Park (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
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The Natchez Trace near Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
3. The Natchez Trace near Marker
The road on the left that intersects US 82 follows the alignment of the old Natchez Trace and is named Natchez Trace Road
View to the East from Natchez Trace Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
4. View to the East from Natchez Trace Road
View to the West from US 82 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
5. View to the West from US 82
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 9, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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