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

Hillman College

 
 
Hillman College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
1. Hillman College Marker
Inscription.  Following the closure of the female department at Mississippi College in 1851, the Central Baptist Association founded the Central Female Institute on this site in 1853. The institute provided primary and secondary education, as well as a two-year college program. In 1855 Walter Hillman became president, and upon his retirement in 1887 the school was renamed Hillman College. Mississippi College acquired the property in 1942 after returning to co-educational enrollment.
 
Erected 2016 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 32° 20.408′ N, 90° 19.687′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on East Leake Street east of East Street, on the right when traveling east. Located directly across the street from the Hillman-Berry Lions Club Park. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 East Leake Street, Clinton MS 39056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Walter Hillman (here, next to this marker); Clinton's Brick Streets (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clinton (about 600 feet away); Charles Caldwell Assassination (about 700 feet away); Lewis Livery Stable (approx. 0.2 miles away); Olde Town Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tanglewood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Natchez Trace Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Hillman College Marker in front of former college location. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
2. Hillman College Marker in front of former college location.
View of markers toward East & Leake Street intersection. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. View of markers toward East & Leake Street intersection.
On the right is the Hillman-Berry Lions Club Park, which was the location of some of Hillman College buildings.
Dr. Walter Hillman plaque, next to this marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
4. Dr. Walter Hillman plaque, next to this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 768 times since then and 146 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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