Sandy Hook in Marion County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Located one mile east. The oldest house in Pearl River Valley. Built about 1805 by Methodist preacher, John Ford, who came from South Carolina. Andrew Jackson stopped here, 1814, enroute to New Orleans.
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Department Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 0.434′ N, 89° 47.885′ W. Marker is in Sandy Hook, Mississippi, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 35 and Rankin Creek Road, on the right when traveling north on State Highway 35. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandy Hook MS 39478, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Deputy O'Neal Moore (approx. 8.1 miles away in Louisiana); Mississippi Rural Center (approx. 12.8 miles away).
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2018.