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Historical Markers in D''Iberville, Mississippi

 
Clickable Map of Harrison County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Harrison County, MS (111) Hancock County, MS (33) Jackson County, MS (67) Pearl River County, MS (9) Stone County, MS (17) St. Bernard Parish, LA (63)  HarrisonCounty(111) Harrison County (111)  HancockCounty(33) Hancock County (33)  JacksonCounty(67) Jackson County (67)  PearlRiverCounty(9) Pearl River County (9)  StoneCounty(17) Stone County (17)  St.BernardParishLouisiana(63) St. Bernard Parish (63)
Biloxi and Gulfport are both the county seat for Harrison County
D'Iberville is in Harrison County
      Harrison County (111)  
ADJACENT TO HARRISON COUNTY
      Hancock County (33)  
      Jackson County (67)  
      Pearl River County (9)  
      Stone County (17)  
      St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana (63)  
 
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1Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — D'Iberville High School Original Site
In the late 19th Century students were tutored either privately or in academies. In 1885 the village of Lazarus erected the two-room Lazarus School known as Back Bay School, south of Laz Seymour's store and post office. In 1891, 52 students were . . . Map (db m122436) HM
2Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — Fort Maurepas and Old Biloxi1699     1920
This stone marks the site of Fort Maurepas and Old Biloxi, the first French settlement in the lower south, established in the name of Louis XIV King of France, by Pierre Le Moyne D'Iberville April 8, 1699. Erected by the . . . Map (db m122437) HM
3Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — Harvey's Hill
Before roads and bridges, trading-posts were essential on the Bay Pierre and Celina Harvey built their home on this site, acquired from her father Joe Moran. In the 1830s, along with their children and a black female with child, they completed their . . . Map (db m122403) HM
4Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — Santa Cruz Landing
In February 1699, men exploring the Bay under Captain Pierre LeMoyne's command, found no settlements. In the 1720s, one of three colonial brickyards were developed near this site. Dominic Ladner gained title to this section (22) from the Spanish, . . . Map (db m122402) HM
5Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — The Crossing
Long before the Europeans appeared on the Biloxi Back Bay American Indians had trails that led to the water's edge, where their canoes were beached for crossings. At the time Biloxi Bay depths were incidental. That changed early in the . . . Map (db m122439) HM
6Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — The Five Trails
By 1812, Spain ceded dominion of our Coast to the U.S., adding to the Mississippi Territory. At the time most of north-shore Back Bay Biloxi was settled by three related (Swiss-French) Ladnier families and . . . Map (db m122431) HM
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7Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — The Land and Legend of the Cross
In February 1699, Pierre Le Moyne (d'Iberville) sent soldiers to explore the Bay of Biloxi. They found no evidence of Indian residence on either side, including what is now D'Iberville. Later, in the 18th century, French-Indian Elizabeth . . . Map (db m122438) HM
8Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — The Old Brickyard
In 1721 the French colonial headquarters made its fourth move on the Coast: Old Biloxi to New Biloxi with the intentions of building a permanent fort of bricks. Abundant ideal brick clay, was discovered here, the best of four resource sites. . . . Map (db m122401) HM
9Mississippi (Harrison County), D'Iberville — The Quave Commercial Strip
In 1834 Dominique Ladnier sold a strip of land adjacent to the Sanchez strip to Pierre Quave. The most practical location for a town on the Bay was at this strip, because of the Bay channel and its Proximity to the most suitable ferry landing . . . Map (db m122434) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022