Senator Charles Edward Franklin, Sr.
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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