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

Chickasaw Female College

 
 
Chickasaw Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Chickasaw Female College Marker
Inscription.  Established here, 1852, by Presbyterians. Building was used as hospital for both Confederate & Union soldiers in Civil War. School noted for high educational standards.
 
Erected 1960 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 34° 14.532′ N, 88° 59.789′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Hospital Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Located next to the North Mississippi Medical Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 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. Pierre D'Artaguiette (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4
Chickasaw Female College Marker near current medical center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Chickasaw Female College Marker near current medical center.
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miles away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Chickasaw Female College. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The view south on South Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. The view south on South Main Street.
Martha Washington Home (Chickasaw Female College). image. Click for full size.
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4. Martha Washington Home (Chickasaw Female College).
Credit: Courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Pontotoc County History Markers Poster image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
5. Pontotoc County History Markers Poster
Located in Towne Square Post Office Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   5. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.

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