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Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 34° 59' 49.740828", -90° 0' 10.196676"
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Named for the river which is its western boundary.
DeSoto is reported to have died within its border in 1542. Once owned by the
Spanish and later by the French, Mississippi became a territory in 1798 and a
state in 1817.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
Mississippi Historical Marker Location Map, Memphis, Tennessee Map