Wisner, Mississippi

Smith County

Population: 

Town incorporated:  3-4-1909

Post office: 10-9-1908 to 10-8-1915

Railroads: G&SI- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  

Next Town East- Taylorsville

 

G&SI Milepost 128.99

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town West- Bunker Hill

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Wisner was named for Frank G. Wisner, an officer of Eastman, Gardiner & Co. and was the company's main logging camp from 1908 until 1915. Logging spurs ran both north and south from this location. 

INDUSTRY -

Eastman, Gardiner & Co.

 

1916 ICC Valuation Map- ICHS Collection courtesy Tom Davidson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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