Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Impact of Churches
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 22.193′ N, 88° 42.324′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 13th Street and 27th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 13th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2705 13th Street, 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. Carnegie Branch Library for Blacks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (about 500 feet away); Wechsler School (approx. ¼ mile away); East Mississippi Female College (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Wechsler School (approx. ¼ mile away); Dial House Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Merrehope (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on The Impact of Churches. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.