Near New Houlka in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
William Colbert's Last Homesite
Erected 2020 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1824.
Location. 34° 3.359′ N, 88° 55.394′ W. Marker is near New Houlka, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is on County Highway 413, 0.3 miles east of County Highway 124, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located at the Owl Creek Archaeological Site in Tombigbee National Forest. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houlka MS 38850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Owl Creek Mounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Archaeology at Owl Creek Mounds (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Archaeology at Owl Creek Mounds (about 400 feet away); Archaeology Determines the Age of Owl Creek Mounds (about 400 feet away); De Soto's Expedition (about 400 feet away); Hernando de Soto (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monroe Mission Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); Chickasaw Agency (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Houlka.
Also see . . . General William Cooshemataha Pyaheggo (Chooshemataha) Colbert. (Submitted on August 27, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
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