Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 11.689 W 090° 33.830
15S E 724485 N 3786440
Quick Description: Historical marker giving brief history of Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 2/13/2008 9:21:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM35KF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950
Views: 22

Long Description:


County seat of Coahoma County, was founded in 1869 by John Clark, for whom the town was named.  Situated in one of the most fertile regions of the world, it has grown into one of the leading cities of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta.  It has a just pride in its library, its schools, and its churches, and is an important market for long staple cotton. ~ text of marker

Located below "The Crossroad" sign at intersection of old Hwy 61 and old Hwy 49.
Date Installed:: 1938/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Rosannah Waters Chapter, D.A.R.

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Related Website:: Not listed

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