Sandy Hook in Marion County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Located one mile east. The oldest house in Pearl River Valley. Built about 1805 by Methodist preacher, John Ford, who came from South Carolina. Andrew Jackson stopped here, 1814, enroute to New Orleans.
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Department Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series lists.
Location. 31° 0.434′ N, 89° 47.885′ W. Marker is in Sandy Hook, Mississippi, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 35 and Rankin Creek Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 35. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandy Hook MS 39478, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deputy O'Neal Moore (approx. 8.1 miles away in Louisiana); Mississippi Rural Center
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018.