Germantown in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Neshoba Junior High School
During its years of operation, the school had many dedicated principals and educators who expressed the importance of education and knowledge to all students. Most of the students went on to become productive citizens, although living through the dark days of segregation. They moved forward in their lives knowing the early history of New
Erected 2016 by The Neshoba Alumni Association and The Shelby County Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 35° 4.906′ N, 89° 48.2′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Southern Avenue 0.1 miles west of Poplar Pike, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7771 Southern Avenue, Germantown TN 38138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oaklawn Garden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fortunate Survivor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Germantown, Tennessee (approx. half a mile away); War Comes to Germantown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Germantown (approx. Raiding the Rails (approx. 0.6 miles away); Germantown Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Gray Historic House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.