Kosciusko in Attala County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Mississippi Federation of Women’s Clubs was founded here on May 25, 1898. Organized by Mrs. Fannie Clark Coleman of Kosciusko, charter clubs included Clarksdale, Jackson, Verona, Sallis, Okolona, Vicksburg, and Meridian. Mrs. D.N. Hebron was elected as the first president. The MFWC joined the General Federation in 1904.
Erected 1998 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 33° 3.472′ N, 89° 35.404′ W. Marker is in Kosciusko, Mississippi, in Attala County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and West Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north on South Jackson Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the Attala County Courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Kosciusko MS 39090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hurricane Creek (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cole Creek (approx. 14.5 miles away); Bethel Mission (approx. 15.1 miles away).
More about this marker. This courthouse is where the organization was founded.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
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