Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Council of Organizations
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 15.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Meridian, Mississippi Civil Rights Trail series list.
Location. 32° 21.911′ N, 88° 43.371′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 45th Avenue north of 8th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 45th Avenue, Meridian MS 39307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Charles Read (approx. ¼ mile away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles W. "Savez" Read (approx. ¼ mile away); Matty Hersee Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Union Missionary Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Missouri Ridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Birthplace of Jimmie Rodgers (approx. ¾ mile 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 197 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.