Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 31° 41.6′ N, 89° 7.867′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Avenue (State Highway 537) and West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on North 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel MS 39440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this markerLaurel City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jones County Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. half a mile away); Masonite Corporation (approx. one mile away); Oak Park School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 2.1 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. 5. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.