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Seminary in Covington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Zion Seminary

 
 
Zion Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
1. Zion Seminary Marker
Inscription.  East ¼ mile. Founded in 1846 as a coeducational boarding school by A.R. Graves, NY Presbyterian clergyman. Gave pre-law, pre-medical and fine arts training. Destroyed in the Civil War.
 
Erected 1952 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 31° 33.74′ N, 89° 30.711′ W. Marker is in Seminary, Mississippi, in Covington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 49 and State Route 590, in the median on U.S. 49. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Seminary MS 39479, 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. Birthplace of Gerald McRaney (approx. 5.9 miles away); Covington County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); PFC Mack A. Jordan (approx. 6.2 miles away); Covington County Courthouse (approx. 6.2 miles away); Covington County War Memorial
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(approx. 6.2 miles away); Courthouse Square at Williamsburg (approx. 7 miles away); Providence Baptist Church (approx. 13 miles away); Vernon F. Dahmer, Sr. (approx. 15.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Seminary, Mississippi. (Submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
Zion Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, August 24, 2019
2. Zion Seminary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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