Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
Erected 2009 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 32° 17.843′ N, 90° 12.114′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of John R. Lynch Street and Short Hickory Street, on the right when traveling east on John R. Lynch Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. COFO Central Offices (a few steps from this marker); M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Noel House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summers Hotel & Subway Lounge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson State Tragedy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Scott Radio Service Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwards Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . . Opened by Jackson State University 2011, the COFO Civil Rights Education Center. (Submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.