Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the Meridian, Mississippi Civil Rights Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 32° 22.657′ N, 88° 41.829′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 18th Avenue north of 19th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1914 18th 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. St. John Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poplar Springs Road Historic District (approx. 10th Avenue Masonic Cemeteries (approx. half a mile away); Newell Chapel CME (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); McLemore Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles 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 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.