Port Gibson - Port Gibson, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
N 31° 57.591 W 090° 58.951
15R E 690662 N 3537762
Quick Description: Port Gibson marker.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2007 6:39:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM2EK2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
Views: 66

Long Description:
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.
Date Installed:: 2004/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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