Cotton Gin Port Historical

Cotton Gin Port Historical (HM1XQS)

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

N 33° 58.967', W 88° 31.91'

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South one mile. Initially an Indian trading post at southern terminus of Gaines Trace. Named for the cotton gin built by U.S. Government for the Chickasaw ca. 1801, it grew into an important river town and cotton market with formation of Monroe County, 1821. Abandoned in 1887 after founding of nearby railroad town of Amory.
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Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 10th, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358503 N 3761304
Decimal Degrees33.98278333, -88.53183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.967', W 88° 31.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 58.02" N, 88° 31' 54.6" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Cotton Gin Rd, Aberdeen MS 39730, US
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