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Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway

 
 
Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway Marker
Inscription. Lt. Lindsey was awarded the 100th Congressional Medal of Honor given in World War II. Presented by Pres. Truman, Lindsey was the only recipient to ever receive the award before a Joint Session of the Congress.
 
Erected 1984 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 40.389′ N, 88° 38.918′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Turner Street (State Highway 63) and Azalea Drive (State Highway 184), on the right when traveling south on Turner Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 599 Azalea Drive, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayne County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County Civil War Monument (about 700 feet away); First Auto Bank (approx. mile away); First Baptist Church
View of marker looking towards Wayne County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. View of marker looking towards Wayne County Courthouse.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Philadelphus Church (approx. half a mile away); Clinch Gray (approx. 4.6 miles away); Gray Family Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry on Lt. Lindsey. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Grave memorial and photo of Lt. Lindsey. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. NY Times death notice of Lt. Lindsey. (Submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, World II
 
View looking north on Azalea Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. View looking north on Azalea Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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