Fun Fact: Old Wire Road

Mississippi State Historical Marker
Mississippi State Historical Marker

Across this spot in 1849 lines were strung on pines for Washington-Cincinnatti-Montgomery-Mobile-New Orleans telegraph. Line was discontinued in 1870 upon building of coastal railway.  Latitude & Longitude: 30° 46′ 57.1728″, -89° 8′ 13.7184″.  

 

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