Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
African-American Cultural Heritage District
Erected by the City of Meridian and the State of Mississippi.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 32° 21.753′ N, 88° 42.132′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 25th Avenue and 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on 25th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 25th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are The Movement (a few steps from this marker); African American Business District (a few steps from this marker); Meridian Blues & Jazz (a few steps from this marker); Urban Center Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sit-Ins, Pickets & Boycotts (about 600 feet away); Lauderdale County World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Grand Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.