The Last Bare Knuckle Prize Fight

The Last Bare Knuckle Prize Fight (HM286E)

Location: Hattiesburg, MS 39402 Lamar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 16.466', W 89° 21.182'

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Historical Site
The last bare knuckle prize
fight was fought here on
Richburg Hill July 8, 1889.
John L. Sullfvan defeated
Jake Kilrain In the seventy
fifth round to retain the World
Heavyweight Championship.
John L Sullivan and Jake
Kilrain were both brought
back to Purvis, and were
tried for Illegal Prize Fighting
HM NumberHM286E
Placed ByL.c.h.s
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 275981 N 3462405
Decimal Degrees31.27443333, -89.35303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 16.466', W 89° 21.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 16' 27.96" N, 89° 21' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 737-751 Richburg Rd, Hattiesburg MS 39402, US
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