Historic Markers Across Alabama

Chickasaw Old Fields

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: U.S. Hwy 231 north of Tennessee River;
County: Madison
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


This place has been known by three names: Chickasaw Old Fields-1769. Cherokee Indians attacked Chickasaws who were invading their lands. After severe battle Chickasaws withdrew. Ditto's Landing-Early boat landing on Tennessee River established by John Ditto, Indian trader. Town of Whitesburg-Old river port, incorporated 1824 by James White, Abington, Va., "Salt King."


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End of Chickasaw Old Fields