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Clinton in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mississippi College

 
 
Mississippi College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
1. Mississippi College Marker
Inscription. Founded 1826, is oldest of Mississippi senior colleges. Under Baptist control. Was first coeducational college to grant degree to a woman. Famed for producing many a leader in church and state.
 
Erected 1950 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.225′ N, 90° 19.828′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of West College Street and Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on West College Street. Click for map. Across from the Aven Fine Arts Building of Mississippi College. Marker is at or near this postal address: West College Street, Clinton MS 39058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Love is Immortal” (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Whitfield (within shouting distance of this marker); Tanglewood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Caldwell Assassination (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Cemetery (approx.
Mississippi College - Nelson Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
2. Mississippi College - Nelson Hall
Main Administrative Building
half a mile away); Cowles Mead Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Indian Trading Post (approx. 1.3 miles away); Osburn Stand (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clinton.
 
Also see . . .  College website and history. (Submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View from marker looking west on College Street image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
3. View from marker looking west on College Street
View from College, north on Jefferson Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
4. View from College, north on Jefferson Street.
View south on Jefferson Street towards marker & Mississippi College. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
5. View south on Jefferson Street towards marker & Mississippi College.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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