Pontotoc in Pontotoc County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Maj. Gen. William Colbert
Erected 1987 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 34° 15.295′ N, 89° 0.056′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 9) just north of Oxford Street (State Highway 9), on the right when traveling south. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Memorial MonumentPierre D'Artaguiette (approx. half a mile away); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lochinvar (approx. 2˝ miles away); Old Campground Methodist Church (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 1,274 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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