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

Pontotoc Creek Treaty

 
 
Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker
Inscription.  S.E. about 7 miles is site of council house where on October 20, 1832, treaty was signed providing for cession of over 6 million acres to U.S. and removal of Chickasaws to West.
 
Erected 1949 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansNotable Events. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 20, 1832.
 
Location. 34° 14.868′ N, 88° 59.92′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Marion Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 South Main Street, Pontotoc MS 38863, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pontotoc County Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre D'Artaguiette
Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker in the Town Square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker in the Town Square.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Treaty of Pontotoc Creek. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Intersection of Main and Marion Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. Intersection of Main and Marion Streets.
Pontotoc County History Markers Poster image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
4. Pontotoc County History Markers Poster
Located in Towne Square Post Office Museum, Pontotoc, MS.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.

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