Holly Springs in Marshall County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
COFO & Rust College Civil Rights Monument
This monument is in honor and recognition of the students who came from across the country and joined with Rust College students and local citizens to register African American citizens to vote. Rust College is proud of its role in this historic struggle for voting rights and continues its role in improving the quality of life for its students and American citizens.
Therefore, this Monument is dedicated this the 6th day of November 2014.
Dr. W.A. McMillan, President 1967- 1993
Dr. David L. Beckley President
Erected 2014 by Council of Federated Organizations.
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Education. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1250 Rust Avenue, Holly Springs MS 38635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rust College (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rust College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill Country Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ida B. Wells-Barnett (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holly Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Asbury United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Walthall Home (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holly Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.