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

Old Campground Methodist Church

 
 
Old Campground Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Old Campground Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. W. 2 mi. Mother church of area. Organized before 1840 on camp-meeting site by Rev. James R. Callaway, founder of schools that became Pontotoc Academy & Chickasaw College.
 
Erected 1958 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 11.027′ N, 88° 57.69′ W. Marker is near Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 41 and Campground Road (County Road 134), on the right when traveling south on State Route 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Pierre D'Artaguiette (here, next to this marker); Lochinvar (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 4 miles away); Chickasaw Female College (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Site of Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Pierre D'Artaguiette
Old Campground Methodist Church, 2 miles west of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Old Campground Methodist Church, 2 miles west of marker.
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Also see . . .  Camp Ground Church of Pontotoc County, Mississippi. (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionEducation
 
View of marker looking South on state highway 41. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. View of marker looking South on state highway 41.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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