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

Pontotoc Cemetery

 
 
Pontotoc Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  N. 1 block, on land donated by Chickasaw Indians & U.S. Government. Earliest known burial was in 1836. Here lie soldiers of all wars since 1812, including 123 Confederate dead.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 34° 15.256′ N, 89° 0.035′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 9) south of Warren Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. William Colbert (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. half a mile away); Pierre D'Artaguiette (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Pontotoc Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker
Pontotoc Cemetery Marker - Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
4. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker - Entrance
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
5. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker
Pontotoc Cemetery Marker - Confederate Soldier's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
6. Pontotoc Cemetery Marker - Confederate Soldier's Grave
Pontotoc County History Markers Poster image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
7. Pontotoc County History Markers Poster
Located in Towne Square Post Office Museum, Pontotoc, MS.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   7. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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