Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Poplar Springs Road Historic District
Erected 2008 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
Location. 32° 22.853′ N, 88° 42.166′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Poplar Springs Drive and 24th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Poplar Springs Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meridian MS 39301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. (approx. Ό mile away); Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freedom School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Wechsler School (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Wechsler School (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 38 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 19, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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