Pontotoc County

Bolton's Mill (historical), NE Pontotoc
Chickasaw Council House (historical), SE Pontotoc
(R.P.) Kelly Home; built 1886 by R.P. Kelly. It was the first home built in Sherman. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Lochinvar, built ca 1840 by Robert Gordon who gave it to his son, poet James Gordon, when the Civil War broke out. James Gordon sold it in 1891. MS 15, Pontotoc
Mission School; established 1799 by Rev. Joseph Bullen. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Mississippi Normal Institute; founded 1889 by Prof. J.N. Davis, consolidated with public schools in 1903; Sherman. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Monroe Missionary Station (historical), Troy
(Buford) Moore Home, built 1867 by Buford Moore. It was the first home built in Springville. He opened it to the public ca 1868 as a store. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Oakdale School; built by D.J. Austin; Endville. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Ridgeway Plantation; owned by Patrick Henry Fontaine, 1834. He was the Surveyor General of the Federal Land Office. Ridgeway. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Stony Lonesome; built 1849 by Judge Noel Pinson; Pontetok. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Toccopola College; established 1865 by W.B. Gilmer, discontinued 1907; Toccopola. Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Toxish Baptist Church; established 1837 by Rev. James A. Ware of SC; Toxish (10 miles SE of Pontotoc). Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
Troy Normal Institute; founded 1882 by Professor H.B. & Mrs. Abernathy, discontinued 1892; Troy (13 miles SE of Pontotoc). Source: "Hometown Mississippi", James Brieger, 1997.
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