“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ackerman in Choctaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)


Ackerman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, December 2, 2011
1. Ackerman Marker
Inscription.  Chartered February 16, 1884, upon the arrival of the Canton, Aberdeen, & Nashville Railroad, and named for the company's president, William K. Ackerman. Since 1896 County Seat of Choctaw County.
Erected 1983 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 date for this entry is February 16, 1836.
Location. 33° 18.679′ N, 89° 10.596′ W. Marker is in Ackerman, Mississippi, in Choctaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Mississippi Highway 15, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ackerman MS 39735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Choctaw County High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Choctaw County War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Governor J.P. Coleman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Governor Ray Mabus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Two Steps From The Blues
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Hoyt Ming (approx. 0.4 miles away); Coleman's Mill (approx. 3.1 miles away); Shiloh Methodist Church and Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ackerman.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 66 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 1, 2012, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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