Old Brookhaven

Old Brookhaven (HM27MW)

Location: Brookhaven, MS 39601 Lincoln County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 33.144', W 90° 26.749'

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The city of Boookhaven was first settled here in 1824 by James H. Bull. In 1833 Bull sold 160 acres of land to Samuel Jayne and William Ray Jayne, who established a grist mill operation near the Bouge Chitto River. In 1857 the New Orleans, Jackson and Great Northern Railroad line was completed one and a half miles east of the Jayne property, and settlers began to move closer to the railroad. This area became known as Old Brookhaven, or Old Brook.
HM NumberHM27MW
Year Placed2012
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 742457 N 3493653
Decimal Degrees31.55240000, -90.44581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.144', W 90° 26.749'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 8.6399999999999" N, 90° 26' 44.94" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1182-1186 MS-583, Brookhaven MS 39601, US
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