D.A.R. Monument of Natchez Trace Through Mississippi

D.A.R. Monument of Natchez Trace Through Mississippi (HM1LDH)

Location: Tupelo, MS 38804 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 18.247', W 88° 43.462'

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This monument marks a stage in the course of the Natchez Trace through Mississippi. Over this first high-road came a tide of the best population of the older Southern states seeking homes in the Southwest. After the Treaty of Pontotoc, Oct. 20, 1832, between the American government and the Chickasaw Indians, came the settlers of the fair Chickasaw lands. Bienville fought the Battle of Ackia with the Chickasaw Indians near this spot May 26, 1736. Of the rage that repulsed him let it be recorded here. They die well who die for faith and home and native land.

Presented to the City of Tupelo and the County of Lee by the Mississippi Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Nov. 19, 1914.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Natchez Trace series.
Year Placed1914
Placed ByMississippi Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
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Date Added Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 341319 N 3797222
Decimal Degrees34.30411667, -88.72436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 18.247', W 88° 43.462'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 18' 14.82" N, 88° 43' 27.72" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3361 Old Town Cir, Tupelo MS 38804, US
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