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Cleveland in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Marshall Plan

 
 
The Marshall Plan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. The Marshall Plan Marker
Inscription. A plan for relief of postwar Europe, suggested by Mississippi native Will Clayton, was first announced here May 8, 1947, by Under Secretary of State Dean Acheson at a meeting of the Delta Council.
 
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 33° 44.693′ N, 90° 44.034′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of Coahoma Street and North 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Coahoma Street. Click for map. Located near the front of Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives and Museum Building at Delta State University. Marker is at or near this postal address: North 5th Avenue, Cleveland MS 38732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill Demonstration School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delta Blues Inspires W.C. Handy (approx. half a mile away); Bolivar County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bolivar County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Margaret Wade
Marker to right of Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives and Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Marker to right of Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives and Museum Building
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Enlightenment of W. C. Handy (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cleveland Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); David R. Bowen (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marshall Plan Commemorative Section: A Modest Magician: Will Clayton and the Rebuilding of Europe. (Submitted on October 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on William Clayton. (Submitted on October 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsPeaceWar, World II
 
William L. Clayton arrives for Potsdam Conference. image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain, 1945
3. William L. Clayton arrives for Potsdam Conference.
View of marker looking south on 5th Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. View of marker looking south on 5th Avenue.
The view west on Coahoma Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
5. The view west on Coahoma Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 23 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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