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

Chickasaw - Choctaw Line

 
 
Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker
Inscription.  Boundary between lands of Choctaws. last of last of which were ceded to US, in Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek in 1830, and remaining lands of Chickasaws ceded by Treaty of Pontotoc in 1832.
 
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 34° 8.131′ N, 89° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Enid, Mississippi, in Tallahatchie County. Marker is on U.S. 51, 0.2 miles north of Choctaw Ridge Road (County Road 204), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6328 US-51, Enid MS 38927, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Oakland (approx. 5˝ miles away); Dunbar Rowland (approx. 5˝ miles away); Batesville Magnolia Cemetery (approx. 12 miles away); Bates House (approx. 12.1 miles
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away); Batesville (approx. 12.7 miles away); St. Stephens Episcopal Church (approx. 12.8 miles away); Dr. King Visits Batesville (approx. 13.3 miles away); New Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 14.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Chickasaw - Choctaw Line. In 1816, General Andrew Jackson ordered the surveying of the Choctaw-Chickasaw Line. The line as surveyed cut almost a perfect diagonal across the area of the present day Yalobusha County. In 1830, the Choctaws ceded their Mississippi lands to the United States in the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Two years later, the Chickasaw signed the Treaty of Pontotoc, ceding their lands to the United States. Both tribes moved west to new lands in present-day Oklahoma. Source: Wikipedia
 
Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker looking south. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker looking south.
Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker looking north. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. Chickasaw - Choctaw Line Marker looking north.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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