Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Whitworth College

 
 
Whitworth College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
1. Whitworth College Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1858, as Methodist womans college. Traditional successor to Elizabeth Academy, Washington, Miss. Served as Confederate Hospital, 1861-5. Founded by Milton J. Whitworth, pioneer planter & lay minister.
 
Erected 1960 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionEducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 31° 34.752′ N, 90° 26.69′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and West Cherokee Street, on the right when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 169 S Jackson St, Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lampton Auditorium (within shouting distance of this marker); Horse & Mule Watering Trough (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookhaven
Whitworth College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
2. Whitworth College Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 600 feet away); Brookhaven Blues: A Tribute (about 600 feet away); Temple B'nai Sholom (about 700 feet away); Original King's Daughters Hospital (about 700 feet away); Brookhaven Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); Little Brother Montgomery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookhaven.
 
Also see . . .
1. Whitworth College, Brookhaven, MS. Photos taken between 1880-1900. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

2. Facebook: AboutWhitworth College, Brookhaven, MS. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Wikipedia: Whitworth Female College. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. Sippiana Succotash: Whitworth College (Almost) Manless Dance September 1949. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. CardCow: Whitworth College. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Whitworth College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Google
3. Whitworth College
Whitworth College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
4. Whitworth College
Panoramic view of the Whitworth College marker and the college.
Historic Whitworth College Postcard image. Click for full size.
Mississippi Department of Archives and History, circa Pre/1920
5. Historic Whitworth College Postcard
Public domain per: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/cooper/gentech#rights
Milton J. Whitworth and Sarah J. Hudson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown
6. Milton J. Whitworth and Sarah J. Hudson
Image the property of Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library; recorded at http://www.genealogy.com/users/w/h/i/Jennifer-Whitworth/PHOTO/0003photo.jpg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=80102

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Dec. 6, 2022