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

Chickasaw Female College

 
 
Chickasaw Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Chickasaw Female College Marker
Inscription. Established here, 1852, by Presbyterians. Building was used as hospital for both Confederate & Union soldiers in Civil War. School noted for high educational standards.
 
Erected 1960 by the Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.532′ N, 88° 59.789′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Hospital Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located next to the North Mississippi Medical Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 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. Pierre D'Artaguiette (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maj. Gen. William Colbert
Chickasaw Female College Marker near current medical center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. Chickasaw Female College Marker near current medical center.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Lochinvar (approx. 1.7 miles away); Old Campground Methodist Church (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Chickasaw Female College. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
The view south on South Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. The view south on South Main Street.
Martha Washington Home (Chickasaw Female College). image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Martha Washington Home (Chickasaw Female College).
Credit: Courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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