St. Catherine Creek Italian Colony

St. Catherine Creek Italian Colony (HM1ZJL)

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

N 31° 33.863', W 91° 21.248'

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On January 21, 1905, a number of families from struggling farming communities near Bologna, Italy, left Genoa bound for New York aboard the S.S. Montevideo. Many of these families ventured south, some settling in this area near St. Catherine Creek. In 1913 the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church was established by Father Patrick Hayden, the priest at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Natchez, to serve the community. The parish became its own parish on July 1, 1957, under Father Thomas Tuite.
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HM NumberHM1ZJL
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 656201 N 3493327
Decimal Degrees31.56438333, -91.35413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.863', W 91° 21.248'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 51.78" N, 91° 21' 14.88" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-14 T Waring Bennett Jr Rd, Natchez MS 39120, US
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