Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 16.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Meridian, Mississippi Civil Rights Trail series list.
Location. 32° 21.934′ N, 88° 43.518′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 47th Avenue and 9th Street, on the right when traveling south on 47th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 829 47th 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. Council of Organizations (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Charles Read Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles W. "Savez" Read (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Union Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Missouri Ridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Birthplace of Jimmie Rodgers (approx. ¾ mile away); Highland Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
More about this marker. This is now the Breaking Chain Ministry Church.
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 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.