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

Pierre D'Artaguiette

 
 
Pierre D'Artaguiette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Pierre D'Artaguiette Marker
Inscription.  E. 5 mi. is site where Chickasaws defeated French commander, May 20, 1736, six days before defeat of Bienville at Ackia. Along with fourteen other French captives D'Artaguiette was burned at the stake.
 
Erected 1952 by the Mississippi Historic Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 1736.
 
Location. 34° 14.852′ N, 88° 59.882′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington East and South Liberty Street, on the left when traveling east on East Washington East. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 East Washington East, 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 Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (within shouting distance
Pierre D'Artaguiette Marker located in town square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Pierre D'Artaguiette Marker located in town square.
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of this marker); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (about 500 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 marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Pierre D'Artaguiette. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Pierre D'Artaguiette stone located 5.4 miles south on Highway 41. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. Pierre D'Artaguiette stone located 5.4 miles south on Highway 41.
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 242 times since then and 23 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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