Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Jewish Contribution
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Meridian, Mississippi Civil Rights Trail series list.
Location. 32° 21.843′ N, 88° 42.008′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 22nd Avenue north of 5th Street, on the left when traveling north. Located against the wall of the MSU building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22nd Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marks-Rothenberg Co. (a few steps from this marker); The Grand Opera House Country Music Comes of Age (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sit-Ins, Pickets & Boycotts (about 300 feet away); Lauderdale County World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (about 500 feet away); Voter Registration (about 500 feet away); Lauderdale County Archives (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.