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Amory in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chickasaw Cession

 
 
Chickasaw Cession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
1. Chickasaw Cession Marker
Inscription. Area E. of Tombigbee R., S. of Gaines' Trace ceded in Chickasaw Council House Treaty, 1816. Became part of Monroe Co., 1821. South portion severed, 1830, at formation of Lowndes Co.
 
Erected 1952 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 0.009′ N, 88° 29.355′ W. Marker is in Amory, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Drive (Mississippi Route 25) and Meadowbrook Circle, on the right when traveling south on Highland Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1303 Highland Drive, Amory MS 38821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amory's Tribute to the Heroes of 1861—1865 (approx. one mile away); Gilmore Sanitarium (approx. 1.6 miles away); Becker Post Office (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mound Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Cotton Gin Port (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bienville's Fort (approx. 3.8 miles away); Camargo 1847 (approx. 8.9 miles away); Aberdeen Mississippi Blues (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amory.
 
Also see . . .  Chickasaws: The Unconquerable People. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWaterways & Vessels
 
View from Chickasaw Cession marker north on Highland Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
2. View from Chickasaw Cession marker north on Highland Drive.
Looking south from marker on Highland Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 9, 2017
3. Looking south from marker on Highland Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 160 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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