“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oma in Lawrence County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

First Choctaw Cession

First Choctaw Cession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 19, 2011
1. First Choctaw Cession Marker
Inscription. Here was the upper line of Mt. Dexter Treaty grant, 1805, from which came counties of Wayne, Green, Marion, Lawrence, Pike, Covington, Perry, Jones, Lincoln, Lamar, Forrest, J.Davis, & Walthall
Erected 1982 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 31° 44.819′ N, 90° 8.884′ W. Marker is in Oma, Mississippi, in Lawrence County. Marker is on State Highway 27, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello MS 39654, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cooper's Ferry (approx. 13.5 miles away); J. B. Lenoir (approx. 13.6 miles away); A. H. Longino (approx. 13.6 miles away); Gov. A.H. Longino House (approx. 13.6 miles away); Westville, Mississippi (approx. 14.5 miles away).
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 68 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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