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Joseph T. Jones Statue

3/5
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Statue/Sculpture
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 5 hours
Address: 1300 21st AVenue, Gulfport, MS

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This statue is on the side of the road, very tall and eye-catching. Joseph T. Jones is a Mississippi tycoon. Gulfport developed into a city under his leadership and is highly respected in the local area.

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  • interceptpubs
    interceptpubs
    Columbus, Indiana, USA
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    Alas he's not here anymore

    This is currently a large construction site. If the statue is here, it is well hidden behind fences, construction equipment, etc.

    Reviewed on /Date(1570485731000+0800)/
  • The_Loup_Garou
    The_Loup_Garou
    Phoenix, AZ
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    The Beginning of Gulfport

    Joseph T Jones was instrumental in the “founding” of Gulfport, my home town. I knew a fair amount of his history, and especially with the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad, plus the creation of the Port. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1519221022000+0800)/
  • Dan P
    Dan P
    Pass Christian, Mississippi
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    A Picture Moment

    Joseph Jones is a major part of my book "Gulfport Celebration" He made the city a reality and caused the City to Grow!

    Reviewed on /Date(1502404862000+0800)/
  • The_Loup_Garou
    The_Loup_Garou
    Phoenix, AZ
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    More For History Buffs - But Nice For All

    Growing up in Gulfport, I knew Joseph T Jones early on. The memorial to him is an important part of the history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. We just stopped by, on our recent visit to the Coast, ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1498486433000+0800)/
  • cdhcch
    cdhcch
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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    nice City landmark

    A drive by of a City landmark. It was nice to see a little of the local history. It is surround by some interesting buildings and downtown.

    Reviewed on /Date(1482574080000+0800)/

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