Rocky Springs Historical

Rocky Springs Historical (HM1U0M)

Location: Hermanville, MS 39086 Claiborne County
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N 32° 5.333', W 90° 48.517'

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The once active spring provided a natural stopping place for travelers on the Natchez Trace and helped establish and sustain the rural community of Rocky Springs. The 25 square mile town, which included a post rider relay station prospered for approximately100 years surviving many hardships, but a boll weevil infestation devastated the economy. Today, an inactive church, cemetery, cisterns and safes are the only reminders of a once prosperous rural community.
HM NumberHM1U0M
Year Placed2016
Placed ByMississippi State Society, NSDAR
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 706810 N 3552389
Decimal Degrees32.08888333, -90.80861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.333', W 90° 48.517'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 19.98" N, 90° 48' 31.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Hermanville MS 39086, US
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