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

Choctaw Line

 
 
Choctaw Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Choctaw Line Marker
Inscription.  Boundary between Choctaw cessions of 1820 (Doak's Stand), and 1830 (Dancing Rabbit Creek), going from S.E. corner Simpson Co. northward into Holmes & thence through Bolivar Co.
 
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 32° 19.661′ N, 89° 43.476′ W. Marker is in Morton, Mississippi, in Scott County. Marker is on U.S. 80 east of Lindsey Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morton MS 39117, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ueltschey Tannery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rubin Lacy (approx. 4.4 miles away); Branch School (approx. 7.9 miles away); Centenary College (approx. 8.1 miles away);
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Shiloh Methodist Campground (approx. 8.9 miles away); Smith County Jamboree (approx. 9˝ miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Treaty of Doak's Stand. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Choctaw Line marker looking west towards Lindsey Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Choctaw Line marker looking west towards Lindsey Road.
View of Choctaw Nation area. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. View of Choctaw Nation area.
Map showing treaty area ceded. image. Click for full size.
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4. Map showing treaty area ceded.
The Choctaw Nation in 1830 in relation to the future U.S. state of Mississippi.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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