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Tylertown in Walthall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Walthall County Training School

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March 22, 2018
1. Walthall County Training School Marker
Inscription.  The Walthall County Training School had its beginning in the 1870s when Isaac Ginn began to teach the local African American children to read and write in a small, one room, split-log cabin structure. Using Rosenwald Foundation funds this structure was built in 1920. This school closed in the late 1950s.
Erected 2010 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the Rosenwald Schools series lists.
Location. 31° 4.223′ N, 90° 8.767′ W. Marker is in Tylertown, Mississippi, in Walthall County. Marker is on Ginntown Road, half a mile east of East Lexie Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 Ginntown Road, Tylertown MS 39667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conerly's P.O. and Lampton's Store (approx. 3.4 miles away); Founders Cemetery (approx. 3.6
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miles away); Simmons House (approx. 6.2 miles away); China Grove Methodist Church (approx. 10.9 miles away); First Church (approx. 11.9 miles away in Louisiana); Holmesville (approx. 12.6 miles away); Holmesville Cemetery (approx. 13.1 miles away); Creation of Pike County (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tylertown.
Walthall County Training School and Marker image. Click for full size.
March 22, 2018
2. Walthall County Training School and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018.

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