“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Demonstration School

Demonstration School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Davis Darryl Hartness, August 23, 2007
1. Demonstration School Marker
Inscription.  The first "laboratory" school for teacher training in the state was established in 1907 by the faculty of Industrial Institute and College (1884), now Mississippi University for Women, the first public college for women in America. The present structure opened in 1929.
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 33° 29.507′ N, 88° 25.2′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is on 11th Street South, on the right when traveling north. Between 4th & 5th Avenue South on 11th Street South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi State College for Women (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church of the Annunciation (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.S.A. Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Friendship Cemetery
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church of Columbus (approx. half a mile away); First Christian Church (approx. half a mile away); Walter "Red" Barber (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,227 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 26, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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