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Near Bryant in Yalobusha County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Okachickima

 
 
Okachickima Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Okachickima Marker
Inscription.  S. 5 mi. is site of Okachickima post office, est. ca. 1820. Nearby are sites of Old Yalobusha Plantation, owned 1835-49 by Pres. James K. Polk and farm of U.S. Rep. Franklin E. Plummer.
 
Erected 1979 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
Location. 33° 56.055′ N, 89° 43.33′ W. Marker is near Bryant, Mississippi, in Yalobusha County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 7 and Winters Street (County Road 75), on the right when traveling north on State Route 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coffeeville MS 38922, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coffeeville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Battle of Coffeeville (approx. 4.8 miles away); Grenada Airport Hangar (approx. 8.1 miles away); Confederate Fort (approx. 10.4
View from Okachickima Marker looking Southeast. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. View from Okachickima Marker looking Southeast.
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miles away); Magic Sam (approx. 11.1 miles away); Grenada Blues (approx. 11.3 miles away); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. 11.3 miles away); J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Coffeeville is 2.5 miles from marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. Coffeeville is 2.5 miles from marker.
 
 
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 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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