Mississippi - The Magnolia State - Greenville, Mississippi
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 23.045 W 091° 04.015
15S E 679807 N 3695537
Quick Description: Historical marker located at Mississippi Welcome Center south of Greenville.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2008 8:48:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM37KB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member jdwms_1950
Views: 37

Long Description:

Mississippi
The Magnolia State

Explored, 1540-1, by De Soto. Colonized first by French, 1699.  Became a colony of British, 1763; Spanish, 1779.   Territory organized by U.S., 1798.  Became 20th. state, 1817. ~ text of marker

Date Installed:: 1952/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Historical Commission

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Related Website:: Not listed

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