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Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Laurel City Hall

 
 
Laurel City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
1. Laurel City Hall Marker
Inscription. Opened on November 24, 1914, this building once housed all of Laurel's city officials, as well as the fire and police departments. Laurel City Hall was designed by architect Penn Jeffries Krouse and is an early example of the eclectic Mediterranean classical style in Mississippi. Listed in 1987 as a contributing element of the Laurel Central Historic District, Laurel City Hall was designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1993.
 
Erected 2014 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 41.618′ N, 89° 7.857′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Avenue and Yates Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 North 5th Avenue, Laurel MS 39440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hotel Pinehurst (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones County Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. half a mile away);
The Laurel City Hall with the marker on far left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
2. The Laurel City Hall with the marker on far left.
Masonite Corporation (approx. one mile away); Oak Park School (approx. 1 miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 2.1 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 7 miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
 
Also see . . .  Laurel dedicates a historical marker - WDAM TV website. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureGovernmentLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
View west, from marker, towards Laurel Little Theatre. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 2, 2017
3. View west, from marker, towards Laurel Little Theatre.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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