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Amory in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chickasaw Cession

 
 
Chickasaw Cession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. Chickasaw Cession Marker
Inscription.  Area E. of Tombigbee R., S. of Gaines' Trace ceded in Chickasaw Council House Treaty, 1816. Became part of Monroe Co., 1821. South portion severed, 1830, at formation of Lowndes Co.
 
Erected 1952 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 34° 0.009′ N, 88° 29.355′ W. Marker is in Amory, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Drive (Mississippi Route 25) and Meadowbrook Circle, on the right when traveling south on Highland Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1303 Highland Drive, Amory MS 38821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amory, Mississippi: Blues from a Railroad Town (approx. 0.8 miles away); Amory's Tribute to the Heroes of 1861—1865 (approx. one mile away); Gilmore Sanitarium (approx.
View from Chickasaw Cession marker north on Highland Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. View from Chickasaw Cession marker north on Highland Drive.
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1.6 miles away); Becker Post Office (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cotton Gin Port (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bienville's Fort (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rod Brasfield (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amory.
 
Also see . . .  Chickasaws: The Unconquerable People. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Looking south from marker on Highland Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
3. Looking south from marker on Highland Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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