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Macon in Noxubee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Calhoun Institute

 
 
Calhoun Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
1. Calhoun Institute Marker
Inscription.  The Calhoun Institute, a school for girls, was est. here in 1851 by W.R. Poindexter. From early 1864 until the end of the Civil War it was used for the state capitol. Now site of the Noxubee County High School.
 
Erected 1983 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 33° 6.749′ N, 88° 33.467′ W. Marker is in Macon, Mississippi, in Noxubee County. Marker is on North Wayne Street, 0.1 miles north of Noxubee School Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Wayne Street, Macon MS 39341, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macon Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Black Prairie Blues
Former Calhoun Institute, now part of B.F. Liddell Middle School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
2. Former Calhoun Institute, now part of B.F. Liddell Middle School
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Noxubee County Jail (approx. half a mile away); Noxubee County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); First Court Term of Noxubee County (approx. half a mile away); Dancing Rabbit Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
Looking north from marker up North Wayne Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 19, 2016
3. Looking north from marker up North Wayne Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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