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

Hickory

 
 
Hickory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Hickory Marker
Inscription.  So called in honor of "Old Hickory," Andrew Jackson. His name given to military road built, 1817-1820, connecting New Orleans with Nashville & passing through this location.
 
Erected 1958 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists.
 
Location. 32° 19.05′ N, 89° 1.482′ W. Marker is in Hickory, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on U.S. 80 east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18205 US-80, Hickory MS 39332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynching in America / Lynching in Newton County (approx. 4.8 miles away); McElroy-Hoye House (approx. 7.9 miles away); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Grierson's Raid
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(approx. 8.1 miles away); Newton County Blues (approx. 8.1 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sherman at Decatur (approx. 9.6 miles away); Medgar Evers (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jackson's Military Road (with maps). (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Hickory Marker, on right, looking east on U.S. Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Hickory Marker, on right, looking east on U.S. Highway 80.
View looking west towards Newton. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. View looking west towards Newton.
 
 
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 230 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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