Near New Albany in Union County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1957 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 27.081′ N, 89° 0.863′ W. Marker is near New Albany, Mississippi, in Union County. Marker is on Mississippi Route 15 0.3 miles south of South Central Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located just south of King Creek. Marker is in this post office area: New Albany MS 38652, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elder Roma Wilson & Rev. Leon Pinson (approx. 2.5 miles away); Union County, Mississippi (approx. 2.9 miles away); New Albany, Mississippi (approx. 3 miles away); William Faulkner (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mosley and Johnson (approx. 3.1 miles away); Maj. Gen. William Colbert (approx. 13.6 miles away).
Regarding Ishtehotopah. On June 9th 1838, the last Chickasaw King, Ishtehotopah, and 129 of his followers left Pontotoc, Mississippi, with A. M. M. Upshaw for Indian Territory. The Chickasaws
Also see . . . The Removal of the Chickasaw Indians. (Submitted on August 12, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016.