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Houston in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pinson Square

Joel Pinson

 

1786 - 1852

 
Pinson Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
1. Pinson Square Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1982 in honor of Joel Pinson who donated 80 acres original survey for the town of Houston in 1836. He requested it be named for his friend, Sam Houston, previous governor of Tennessee and only president of Republic of Texas.
 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 33° 53.843′ N, 88° 59.957′ W. Marker is in Houston, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Jefferson Street and E. Washington Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in the northeast corner of the grounds of the Chickasaw County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Houston MS 38851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chickasaw County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickasaw County CSA Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bynum Mounds (approx. 2.9 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 9.7 miles away); Chickasaw Agency
Marker at Chickasaw County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 6, 2016
2. Marker at Chickasaw County Courthouse
Marker is at the northeast corner of the courthouse grounds
(approx. 10 miles away); De Soto's Expedition (approx. 11.8 miles away); Archaeology at Owl Creek Mounds (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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