Following the Battle of New Orleans, some of the men settled at Moss Point, Ms. Other early settlers from North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia came by way of Green County to establish thriving sawmill businesses. Moss Point, better known in foreign countries for many years than in the United States, was recognized as the largest pine lumber export center until around 1910. It is known for the majestic Spanish moss that hangs in the historic oak trees. It also has the distinction of being the only Mississippi Gulf Coast city with a riverfront.
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