Okolona in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 1.072′ N, 88° 45.31′ W. Marker is in Okolona, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street (Mississippi Route 245) and Laster Drive, on the right when traveling south on North Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Church Street, Okolona MS 38860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Okolona (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Okolona in the Civil War (approx. one mile away); Our Confederate Dead Soldiers' Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Okolona (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chickasaw County Confederate Tribute (approx. 1.3 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Okolona (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Okolona (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Okolona.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Okolona College. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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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 178 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.