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

Pontotoc Creek Treaty

 
 
Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker
Inscription. S.E. about 7 miles is site of council house where on October 20, 1832, treaty was signed providing for cession of over 6 million acres to U.S. and removal of Chickasaws to West.
 
Erected 1949 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.868′ N, 88° 59.92′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and East Marion Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 South Main Street, Pontotoc MS 38863, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pontotoc County Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre D'Artaguiette (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 0.4 miles
Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker in the Town Square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Pontotoc Creek Treaty Marker in the Town Square.
away); Maj. Gen. William Colbert (approx. half a mile away); Lochinvar (approx. 2 miles away); Old Campground Methodist Church (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Treaty of Pontotoc Creek. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Intersection of Main and Marion Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. Intersection of Main and Marion Streets.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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