Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County Historical

Natchez Trace Through Chickasaw County Historical (HM1U7E)

Location: Houston, MS 38851 Chickasaw County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 53.818', W 89° 0.001'

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This monument marks the Natchez Trace through Chickasaw County. By the Treaty of Pontotoc in 1832, the Chickasaw Indians ceded to the United States their lands east of the Mississippi. In 1801-1802 the old Indian trail was converted into a wagon road and became known as the Natchez Trace. Over it from the older Southern states came our pioneer fathers to plant a new civilization. DeSoto crossed the trail in his march through the Lower South and fought and lost the Battle of Chicaca, near the town of Red Land.

Presented to the citizens of Houston and Chickasaw County by the Mississippi Society of Daughters of the American Revolution Feb. 23, 1917.

Here where the untaught savages hope
But dimly lit the paths he trod,
Diviner love and holier faith
Discern the very God.
HM NumberHM1U7E
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Natchez Trace series.
Year Placed1917
Placed ByMississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 315065 N 3752532
Decimal Degrees33.89696667, -89.00001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.818', W 89° 0.001'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 49.08" N, 89° 0' 0.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-204 N Jackson St, Houston MS 38851, US
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