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

Lochinvar

 
 
Lochinvar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Lochinvar Marker
Inscription. S. 0.3 mi. Robert Gordon, Indian-trader & speculator, built it in 1836. Noted for spaciousness, carved woodwork, & hospitality. J. D. Fontaine bought it in 1900.
 
Erected 1958 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 13.102′ N, 89° 0.033′ W. Marker is near Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 15 and Lochinvar Loop (County Road 141) on State Route 15. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chickasaw Female College (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Pierre D'Artaguiette (approx. 2 miles away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 2 miles away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. 2 miles away); Maj. Gen. William Colbert (approx. 2 miles away); Old Campground Methodist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Also see . . .
Lochinvar House barely visible in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Lochinvar House barely visible in far background.
Closest you can get to the house on Lochinvar Loop.
 Wikipedia article on Lochinvar (Pontotoc, Mississippi). (Submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Lochinvar House (1936–1941) image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
3. Lochinvar House (1936–1941)
Credit: Courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
View of marker looking south on MS-15. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
4. View of marker looking south on MS-15.
View looking north on State Route 15. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
5. View looking north on State Route 15.
 
 
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 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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