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Blue Mountain in Tippah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Blue Mountain College

 
 
Blue Mountain College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Blue Mountain College Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Gen. M.P. Lowrey in 1873. Named for hill ½ mi. N.W. of this spot. In 1918 Lowrey and Berry families gave college properties to state Baptist Convention.
 
Erected 1950 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 34° 40.364′ N, 89° 1.611′ W. Marker is in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker is at the intersection of Hickory Street and 5th Street, in the median on Hickory Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blue Mountain MS 38610, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Southern Literary Festival (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Jessie Mauney (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Antioch (approx. 3.6 miles away); Carpenters for Christmas (approx. 3.6 miles away); Antioch Colored School (approx. 3.6 miles away); First in Tippah County
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); Academy Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blue Mountain.
 
Also see . . .  Mark Perrin Lowrey. (Submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Blue Mountain College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Blue Mountain College Marker
Blue Mountain College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Blue Mountain College Marker
Gen. M. P. Lowrey, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. M. P. Lowrey, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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