Clarksdale in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
First Baptist M.B. Church
Erected 2011 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
Location. 34° 11.888′ N, 90° 34.374′ W. Marker is in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Boulevard 0.1 miles west of Yahoo Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The New World (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Jack Johnson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aaron Henry (about 400 feet away); Dr. Aaron Henry (about 400 feet away); Sam Cooke (about 700 feet away); Delta Blues Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wade Walton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksdale.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.