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LOWERY'S  LANDING
On  The  Hatchie  River

 

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From the Historical Photo Journal of  Harrell Clement

THE  FERRY  AT  LOWERY'S  LANDING,  THE   ONLY MEANS  OF  CROSSING  THE  HATCHIE  RIVER.

BEFORE  THE  RAILROAD,  SUPPLIES  WERE   TRANSPORTED  BY  WAY  OF  
THE  HATCHIE  RIVER. LOWERY'S  LANDING WAS  ONE POINT WHERE SUPPLIES
WERE  SHIPPED AND THEN TRANSPORTED BY OX CART  TO  THEIR FINAL DESTINATION.
TRADITION HAS IT, THE FIRST SUPPLIES, FOR THE  FIRST MERCANTILE  STORE IN
DANCYVILLE, PASSED THROUGH LOWERY'S  LANDING. SHIPPED  FROM ST. LOUIS, DOWN
THE  MISSISSIPPI, TO  THE  HATCHIE  AND  LOWERY'S  LANDING. FROM  THE
LANDING THE SUPPLIES WERE TRANSPORTED BY OX CART  TO  DANCYVILLE.

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