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Grave Of Oliver Pollock

 
 
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March 25, 2016
1. Grave Of Oliver Pollock Marker
Inscription.  Pollock, an Irish merchant in Spanish New Orleans, served in that city as Commercial Agent for the Continental Congress & helped finance the American Revolution with his fortune. He died at Pinckneyville, 1832.
 
Erected 1976 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 31° 1.029′ N, 91° 28.881′ W. Marker is in Pinckneyville, Mississippi, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Pinckneyville / Ft. Adams Pond Road, half a mile south of Woodstock Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodville MS 39669, 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. Old River (approx. 7.2 miles away in Louisiana); Avenue of Magnolias (approx. 8 miles away); Smith Creek Mounds (approx.
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8.8 miles away); Three Rivers Confluence (approx. 9.8 miles away in Louisiana); Lessley Mound (approx. 10.1 miles away); a different marker also named Old River (approx. 11½ miles away in Louisiana); Wakefield (approx. 11.8 miles away in Louisiana); Beth Israel Cemetery (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
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March 25, 2016
3. Grave Of Oliver Pollock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2016. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2016. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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