1779 ~ 1798Following 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.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series|
|Placed By||Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 11:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 651192 N 3492951|
|Decimal Degrees||31.56166667, -91.40695000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 33.7', W 91° 24.417'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 33' 42.00" N, 91° 24' 25.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||601, 769|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 107 S Broadway St, Natchez MS 39120, US|
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