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Hazelhurst in Copiah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton

(1852 - 1894)

 
 
Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, September 18, 2011
1. Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton Marker
Inscription. Mississippi State College for Women, first state-supported college for women in the U.S. was founded in 1884 through the efforts of Mrs Peyton, a citizen of Hazelhurst.
 
Erected 1965 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 51.592′ N, 90° 23.783′ W. Marker is in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, in Copiah County. Marker is at the intersection of Caldwell Drive (U.S. 51) and Downing Street, in the median on Caldwell Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazlehurst MS 39083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Johnson Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazelhurst (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tommy Johnson (approx. 9.1 miles away); Bus-Train Collision of 1942 (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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