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

First Choctaw Cession

 
 
First Choctaw Cession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 19, 2011
1. First Choctaw Cession Marker
Inscription. Here was the upper line of Mt. Dexter Treaty grant, 1805, from which came counties of Wayne, Green, Marion, Lawrence, Pike, Covington, Perry, Jones, Lincoln, Lamar, Forrest, J.Davis, & Walthall
 
Erected 1982 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 44.819′ N, 90° 8.884′ W. Marker is in Oma, Mississippi, in Lawrence County. Marker is on State Highway 27, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monticello MS 39654, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smith/Furr Pioneer Homesite (approx. 11.2 miles away); Cooper's Ferry (approx. 13˝ miles away); J. B. Lenoir (approx. 13.6 miles away); A. H. Longino (approx. 13.6 miles away); Gov. A.H. Longino House (approx. 13.6 miles away); Westville, Mississippi (approx. 14˝ miles away); Fair Oak Springs (approx. 16.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 4, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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