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

Dr. Jessie Mauney

(1893~1985)

 
 
Dr. Jessie Mauney Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Dr. Jessie Mauney Marker
Inscription.  After losing her brother, a doctor, in WWI, Jessie Mauney was inspired to become a doctor. Despite gender discrimination, she persisted and earned a medical degree from Tulane Medical School, practicing from 1927 until 1985. Her clinic was in her home in Blue Mountain. She was Blue Mountain College's first Alumna of the Year in 1969.
 
Erected 2017 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 34° 40.232′ N, 89° 1.587′ W. Marker is in Blue Mountain, Mississippi, in Tippah County. Marker is on North Guyton Blvd (State Highway 15) south of East Main Street, on the right when traveling north. 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 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blue Mountain College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Antioch
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); Carpenters for Christmas (approx. 3˝ miles away); Antioch Colored School (approx. 3˝ miles away); First in Tippah County (approx. 3˝ miles away); Academy Baptist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blue Mountain.
 
Also see . . .  The Good Doctor of Blue Mountain - Jessie Mauney, MD. (Submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Dr. Jessie Mauney Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Dr. Jessie Mauney Marker
 
 
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 310 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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