DeSoto Expedition Historical

DeSoto Expedition Historical (HM1XQD)

Location: Aberdeen, MS 39730 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 49.489', W 88° 32.46'

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—1540 —

Hernando DeSoto & his expedition entered present Monroe Co. following an Indian trail from Buttahatchie River. They crossed the Tombigbee R. ¼ mi. E. Dec. 16, 1540 & marched up what is now this street.
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HM NumberHM1XQD
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByMonroe County Bicentennial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 357393 N 3743799
Decimal Degrees33.82481667, -88.54100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.489', W 88° 32.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 29.34" N, 88° 32' 27.6" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208 E Commerce St, Aberdeen MS 39730, US
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