Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Shuqualak in Noxubee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Summerville Institute

 
 
Summerville Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
1. Summerville Institute Marker
Inscription.  Est. in 1845; closed in 1876. Only functioning secondary school in Miss. during Civil War. Founded by T.L. Gathright who later became State Superintendent of Ed. and first pres. of Texas A & M College.
 
Erected 1981 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 56.19′ N, 88° 44.023′ W. Marker is near Shuqualak, Mississippi, in Noxubee County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 21 and Sandhill Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 21. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shuqualak MS 39361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mashulaville (Elim) Baptist Church (approx. 9.9 miles away); DeKalb (approx. 12.1 miles away); Rueben Kemper (approx. 12.6 miles away); John C. Stennis (approx.
View towards Sandhill Road at MS-21. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
2. View towards Sandhill Road at MS-21.
12.7 miles away); Old Salem School (approx. 13 miles away); Dancing Rabbit Creek (approx. 15.1 miles away); First Court Term of Noxubee County (approx. 15.4 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
The view west on Mississippi Highway 21. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 4, 2019
3. The view west on Mississippi Highway 21.
 

More. Search the internet for Summerville Institute.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 6, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Paid Advertisement