Houston in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County
Presented to the citizens of Houston and Chickasaw County by the Mississippi Society of Daughters of the American Revolution Feb. 23, 1917.
Here where the untaught savages hope
But dimly lit the paths he trod,
Diviner love and holier faith
Discern the very God.
Erected 1917 by Mississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1801.
Location. 33° 53.818′ N, 89° 0.001′ W. Marker is in Houston, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Jackson Street and E. Madison Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Jackson Street. Marker is located in the southwest corner of the grounds of the Chickasaw County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston MS 38851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chickasaw County CSA Monument (a few steps from this marker); Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pinson Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Library (about 400 feet away); Houston (about 600 feet away); Light Columns (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1927 Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Booker "Bukka" White (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.