Friday, March 5, 2021

Jack Mayfield

The Formation and Naming of Oxford

Early settlers and land speculators started coming in this area of north Mississippi after the Chickasaw Cession of 1832. An act of the Mississippi...

The Organization of Lafayette County –– February 9, 1836

Lafayette County, Mississippi was given its charter by the state of Mississippi on February 9, 1836.  The Treaty of Pontotoc Creek in 1832 between...

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