Spanish Colonial Natchez

Spanish Colonial Natchez (HM6H7)

Location: Natchez, MS 39120 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 33.7', W 91° 24.417'

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1779 ~ 1798

Following acquisition of the Natchez District in 1779, the Spanish founded the City of Natchez ca.1790 to serve as the capital. Under Governor Manuel Gayoso, the city was planned and surveyed by John Girault in a typical Spanish grid plan around a central plaza and church with a common, on the bluff of the Mississippi River.

Dedicated March 27, 1998
by the Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution,
Mrs. Erwin Connel Ward, State Regent,
to commemorate the bicentennial of the United States' taking possession of Natchez from Spain, March 30, 1798.
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HM NumberHM6H7
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByMississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 11:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 651192 N 3492951
Decimal Degrees31.56166667, -91.40695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.7', W 91° 24.417'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 42.00" N, 91° 24' 25.02" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 S Broadway St, Natchez MS 39120, US
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