Historical Marker Search

You searched for City|State|Country: , ms us

Page 4 of 14 — Showing results 31 to 40 of 133
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25T7_native-structures_Natchez-MS.html
In 1972, archaeologists found evidence of several Natchez Indian houses in this area. In some cases, house floors were superimposed on one another indicating repeated use of these locations. The excavations revealed two different types of houses a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25SZ_historical-archaeology-the-chiefs-house-and-temple_Natchez-MS.html
The Natchez chief called the Great Sun lived in a house on Mound B. The Jesuit missionary Pierre- Fran├žois-Xavier de Charlevoix wrote that the Natchez houses were square or rectangular in floor plan with mud walls plastered on a wooden frame. Roo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25SS_snakes_Natchez-MS.html
Venomous Snakes of Adams County Venomous Snakes of Adams County Watch where you walk! Adams County is home to five species of venomous snakes: the Copperhead, Eastern Cottonmouth, Eastern Coral Snake, and the Canebrake and Pygmy Rattlesnakes. Copp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25SR_louis-j-winston-st-catherine-entrepreneur_Natchez-MS.html
The photograph of the 1946 Brumfield High School Choral. Club, taken in the front yard of Brumfield, provides the best image of the Louis Winston House on the left. The house unfortunately burned in the 1990s. The house on the right, which still s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25QN_three-archaeological-excavations_Natchez-MS.html
The 1930 excavations employed WPA laborers to investigate mounds B and C. The archaeologists discovered that the Natchez built these mounds by layers. After using an earthen platform for an undetermined length of time, the Indians added dirt to fo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25QJ_americas-domestic-slave-trading-routes-to-the-deep-south_Natchez-MS.html
Professional dealers, traffickers and speculators, by purchase, by hook, crook and sometimes outright kidnapping, tore apart mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins, babies, young children, relations and friend…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25QI_156-166-st-catherine-street_Natchez-MS.html
The 1928 Natchez City Directory lists Italian immigrant Sam Anzalone as operating a grocery store at 158-160 St. Catherine Street where he sold gasoline for 21 cents a gallon. Many of the late- nineteenth-century Italian immigrants farmed and sold…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25QF_intersection-of-state-and-south-wall-streets_Natchez-MS.html
The domed Federal-style Adams County Courthouse appears in Audubon's 1822-1823 painted landscape of Natchez. Built in 1817, this courthouse in the oldest in Mississippi. It was remodeled in 1925. Actions at the courthouse impacted all of Natchez l…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25P5_st-catherine-street-john-nosser-and-nosser-city_Natchez-MS.html
John J. Nosser, Mayor of Natchez from 1962 to 1968, was born in Lebanon in 1899 and immigrated to the United States in 1919. Mississippi welcomed a number of Lebanese immigrants who became some of the most successful businessmen in their communiti…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25ON_intersection-of-north-canal-and-jefferson-streets_Natchez-MS.html
On this hill, Andrew Ellicott raised the American flag in 1797. This act claimed the Natchez Territory for the United States and helped hasten the departure of the Spanish. A few years later, James Moore built a home on the site, known today as th…
PAGE 4 OF 14