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

Dancing Rabbit Creek

 
 
Dancing Rabbit Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
1. Dancing Rabbit Creek Marker
Inscription.  West 15 miles is the site which gave name to last treaty with the Choctaws, Sept. 7, 1830, whereby the remaining tribal lands in the state were opened to white settlement.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 7, 1830.
 
Location. 33° 6.021′ N, 88° 33.711′ W. Marker is in Macon, Mississippi, in Noxubee County. Marker is on Jefferson Street (State Highway 145) 0.2 miles south of South Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Jefferson Street, Macon MS 39341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Court Term of Noxubee County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Noxubee County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Noxubee County Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Black Prairie Blues (approx.
The view looking north towards Macon on Mississippi Highway 145. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
2. The view looking north towards Macon on Mississippi Highway 145.
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half a mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Macon Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Calhoun Institute (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. (Submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Looking south on Mississippi Route 145. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
3. Looking south on Mississippi Route 145.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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