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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2VJ_fort-rosalie_Natchez-MS.html
On bluff to south stood Ft. Rosalie, established by the French in 1716. Became nucleus of settlements from which the Mississippi Territory was founded. Near this marker stood the French warehouse that was a center of bloodshed during the Natchez M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2VI_u-s-s-mississippi_Jackson-MS.html
Figurehead of theSecond Battleship MississippiPresented to theState of MississippiBy the U.S. Navy DepartmentDecember 1909
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2GF_the-natchez-trace_Natchez-MS.html
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution in Mississippi 1909.This historic thoroughfare from Natchez to Nashville, Tenn. was used as a mail route in 1796.Although it was a well known Indian trail in far earlier days.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2EF_natchez_Natchez-MS.html
First Settled by French 1716-29. Lasting growth came with Britain, 1763-1779, and Spain, 1779-98. Cotton and trade made it commercial and cultural capital of Old South.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2ED_birthplace-of-elvis-presley_Tupelo-MS.html
Elvis Aaron Presley was born Jan. 8, 1935, in this house built by his father. Presley's career as a singer and entertainer redefined American popular music. He died on Aug. 16, 1977, at Memphis, Tennessee.