Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Jefferson Military College
N. 200 yd. Founded 1802. Mississippi's oldest school. Received the first charter to be conferred for any purpose by legislature of Mississippi Territory.
Erected 1957 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 31° 34.791′ N, 91° 18.036′ W. Marker is in Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on Jefferson College Street north of U.S. 61, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington MS 39190, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Jackson at Washington (a few steps from this marker); Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John W. Monette (within shouting distance of this marker); The President's House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Assembly Hall (about Washington Campground (about 800 feet away); Elizabeth Female Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Elizabeth Female College (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2017. 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.