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

Mound Cemetery

 
 
Mound Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. Mound Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Mound built circa 100 A.D. for the burial of high-status members of an unknown Indian tribal group. Cemetery established during the mid-1800s by the Nabers family and other early settlers of Monroe County.
 
Erected 1997 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 58.216′ N, 88° 30.431′ W. Marker is in Amory, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is on Chickasaw Drive 0.1 miles west of Fairways Drive. Located at the Ackia Golf Club course. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60076 Chickasaw Drive, Amory MS 38821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amory's Tribute to the Heroes of 1861—1865 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Becker Post Office (approx. 1˝ miles away); Amory, Mississippi: Blues from a Railroad Town (approx.
View of marker and Indian Mound in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. View of marker and Indian Mound in background.
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1˝ miles away); Gilmore Sanitarium (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cotton Gin Port (approx. 1.7 miles away); Chickasaw Cession (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bienville's Fort (approx. 2.8 miles away); Athens (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amory.
 
View east on Chickasaw Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
3. View east on Chickasaw 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 203 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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