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Fulton in Itawamba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Itawamba Community College

 
 
Itawamba Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Itawamba Community College Marker
Inscription. In 1941 the Itawamba Agricultural High School board of trustees voted to expand the school's curriculum to include college-level courses. In 1948 the Itawamba Junior College opened its doors with an enrollment of 114 students from Itawamba, Lee, and Monroe Counties. In addition to those, 170 veterans were enrolled in the school's carpentry, auto mechanics, masonry, and business training courses. The college's first president was Phillip A. Sheffield.
 
Erected 2014 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 16.444′ N, 88° 24.733′ W. Marker is in Fulton, Mississippi, in Itawamba County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Mississippi Route 178) and South Spring Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Main Street, Fulton MS 38843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fulton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jimmie Lunceford (approx. mile away); Early Church Site (approx.
The David C. Cole Student Services building near the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. The David C. Cole Student Services building near the marker.
0.3 miles away); Aeolian Grove (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Cedars (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fulton Grammar School (approx. half a mile away); Underground Railroad Bicycle Route (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fawn Grove School (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fulton.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Itawamba Community College. (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Education
 
View from marker of college buildings. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. View from marker of college buildings.
The view of marker looking west on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
4. The view of marker looking west on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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