Port Gibson

Port Gibson (HM1YJ7)

Location: Port Gibson, MS 39150 Claiborne County
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N 31° 57.586', W 90° 58.941'

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Incorporated in 1811, Port Gibson was first settled by Samuel Gibson, who acquired property along Bayou Pierre from the Spanish in 1788. First known as Gibson's Landing. Port Gibson, selected as the Claiborne County seat in 1803, had the state's first library, chartered in 1818, and the second newspaper in Mississippi.
HM NumberHM1YJ7
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 690678 N 3537753
Decimal Degrees31.95976667, -90.98235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.586', W 90° 58.941'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 35.16" N, 90° 58' 56.46" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 602-698 US-61, Port Gibson MS 39150, US
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