“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Leake County Mississippi Historical Markers

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By Duane Hall, August 5, 2015
Meet the Beaver Marker
Mississippi (Leake County), Carthage — Meet the Beaver
(Marker #1) Meet the Beaver A member of the rodent family that has adapted itself to work and live both on land and in the water. Beavers are large, weighing up to 60 pounds in Mississippi. Squat and with a low center of . . . — Map (db m87489)
Mississippi (Leake County), Carthage — Red Dog Road
The road to your left, running to Canton, Mississippi, was opened in 1834 and named for Choctaw Indian Chief Ofahoma or Red Dog. Like other Choctaw, he had accepted the way of his European neighbors and had become a farmer.      Chief Ofahoma . . . — Map (db m87488) HM
Mississippi (Leake County), Carthage — Robinson Road
The road crossing the Parkway follows the Robinson Road which was built in 1821; nearly all of it passing through the country of the Choctaw Indians. It joined Jackson, Mississippi, and Columbus, center of the “settlements on the . . . — Map (db m87487) HM

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