Near Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Goodman, Chaney and Schwerner Murder Site
Erected 2013 by Mississsippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1964.
Location. 32° 39.812′ N, 89° 1.898′ W. Marker is near Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 515 and State Highway 19, on the right when traveling west on County Road 515. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia MS 39350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Freedom Summer Murders (within shouting distance of this marker); Boler's Inn (approx. 8.2 miles away); Philadelphia Historic District (approx. 8.4 miles away); Marty Stuart (approx. 8.7 miles away); Neshoba County Confederate Monument (approx. 8.8 miles away); Old Neshoba County Jail (approx. 8.8 miles away); Adam Monroe Byrd (approx. 8.9 miles away); Marty Gamblin (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
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