Near Charleston in Mississippi County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of the Sharecroppers Strike of 1939
Historical Sharecroppers Demonstration of 1939
Location. 36° 55.32′ N, 89° 16.249′ W. Marker is near Charleston, Missouri, in Mississippi County. Marker is on U.S. 60, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston MO 63834, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mississippi County (approx. 1.8 miles away); York the Slave (approx. 7.8 miles away in Illinois); Duncan Cannon (approx. 7.8 miles away in Illinois); The Beginning of the Third Principal Meridian (approx. 7.9 miles away in Illinois); The Ohio River Bridge (approx. 8 miles away in Illinois); Cairo, Illinois (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois); Lewis & Clark (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois); Historical Survey Marker (approx. 8.1 miles away in Illinois).
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce •
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