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Near West Point in Clay County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chickasaw Burial Ground

 
 
Chickasaw Burial Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
1. Chickasaw Burial Ground Marker
Inscription.
Excavated June 1934 by
Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Dunbar Rowland, LL.D., Director
Jordan B. Chambers, Archeologist
— Marked 1934 by —
Horseshoe Robertson Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution.
Choctaw Burial Mound 140 yards South
Indian Campground across the Highway
— Committee —
Beulah Ligon Fuller Harris, (Mrs. E.G.): Chairman
Erin Faye Nowlin Clark (Mrs. C.G.)
Mattie Waugh Unger (Mrs. J.R.)
Regent
Built by A.J. Pearson & Sons

 
Erected 1934 by Horseshoe Robertson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 34.301′ N, 88° 39.528′ W. Marker is near West Point, Mississippi, in Clay County. Marker is on Alternate U.S. 45 0.4 miles south of Truman Creek Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Point MS 39773, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prehistoric Indian Burial Mound (a few steps from this marker);
Chickasaw Burial Ground Marker with mound in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
2. Chickasaw Burial Ground Marker with mound in background.
Indian Camp Ground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howlin' Wolf (approx. 2.4 miles away); West Point (approx. 2.4 miles away); Clay County World War I Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Waverley (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mary Holmes College (approx. 2 miles away); The Battle of Ellis Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
View of markers looking north. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
3. View of markers looking north.
Indian Burial Ground Marker across highway mentioned. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 25, 2017
4. Indian Burial Ground Marker across highway mentioned.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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