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

Hickory

 
 
Hickory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Hickory Marker
Inscription. So called in honor of "Old Hickory," Andrew Jackson. His name given to military road built, 1817-1820, connecting New Orleans with Nashville & passing through this location.
 
Erected 1958 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 19.05′ N, 89° 1.482′ W. Marker is in Hickory, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on U.S. 80 east of Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18205 US-80, Hickory MS 39332, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chunky River Train Wreck (approx. 2.3 miles away); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 8.1 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sherman at Decatur (approx. 9.6 miles away); Medgar Evers (approx. 9.7 miles away); Enterprise (approx. 14.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Jackson's Military Road (with maps). (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Hickory Marker, on right, looking east on U.S. Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Hickory Marker, on right, looking east on U.S. Highway 80.
View looking west towards Newton. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. View looking west towards Newton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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