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Near Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Elizabeth Female Academy

 
 
Elizabeth Female Academy Marker (Missing) image. Click for full size.
1. Elizabeth Female Academy Marker (Missing)
Marker is missing. If you have a picture of the missing marker, please add it to this page using the Add Photo link above.
Inscription. First school for women chartered by Mississippi Legislature located here. Elizabeth Roach led in organization. School was important from 1818-1843.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 31° 34.48′ N, 91° 17.587′ W. Marker was near Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker could be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 5.1), 3.3 miles south of U.S. 61. Click for map. Marker was located at the Elizabeth Female Academy turnout on a pathway from the parking lot to the ruins of the academy. Marker was in this post office area: Washington MS 39190, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Site of Elizabeth Female College (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Elizabeth Female Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Road (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 3.5 miles away); DAR And The Natchez Trace (approx. 4.6 miles away); Origin of the Natchez Trace
Support Post for Elizabeth Female Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
2. Support Post for Elizabeth Female Academy Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Emerald Mound (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Emerald Mound (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
More about this marker. The missing marker was a State of Mississippi “Magnolia” historical marker. A small image of the marker may be viewed at the link below in the Also See ... section.
 
Also see . . .  Nation's First College for Women. From the Explore Southern History website. (Submitted on August 15, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Path Leading to Ruins of Elizabeth Female Academy image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
3. Path Leading to Ruins of Elizabeth Female Academy
The support post for the missing marker is
located on the right side of the path
Ruins of Elizabeth Female Academy image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
4. Ruins of Elizabeth Female Academy
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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