Summit in Pike County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Here, in 1868, with aid of Peabody Fund, was set up Peabody Public School, first in South Mississippi, with Charles H. Otken as Supt. This school became a noted institution of learning.
Erected 1951 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Location. 31° 17.428′ N, 90° 28.08′ W. Marker is in Summit, Mississippi, in Pike County. Marker is on South Laurel Street near Copiah Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summit MS 39666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grierson's Raid 1863 (approx. half a mile away); Summit Street (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bo Diddley (approx. 3.3 miles away); McComb (approx. 3.4 miles away); C.C. Bryant (approx. 4.6 miles away); Home Site 1812-1855 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Henry Quin Home (approx. 6˝ miles away); Pioneer Homesite (approx. 7.8 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2018.