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Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr.

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Historical Marker

Senate Bill 302, establishing agricultural high schools in Mississippi was introduced by Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. of Pontotoc County Mississippi February 20, 1908.

An upward extension of The Agricultural High School Program resulted in the establishing of the present state system of public junior colleges in Mississippi.

Monument erected in 1967 by the Mississippi Junior College Association.
 
Erected 1967 by Mississippi Junior College Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is February 20, 1908.
 
Location. 34° 15.294′ N, 89° 0.042′ W. Marker is in Pontotoc, Mississippi, in Pontotoc County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Main Street (State Highway 9) and Warren Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker located within the Pontotoc Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pontotoc MS 38863, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj. Gen. William Colbert (within shouting distance of this marker); Pontotoc Cemetery (within shouting distance of this

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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
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marker); Pontotoc Electric Power Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pontotoc Creek Treaty (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Blues (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Pontotoc County Memorial Monument (approx. half a mile away); Pierre D'Artaguiette (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontotoc.
 
Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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