Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Dr. King Visits Laurel
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 41.151′ N, 89° 7.918′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is on Jefferson Street west of South 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Jefferson Street, Laurel MS 39440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jones County Blues (approx. half a mile away); Masonite Corporation (approx. half a mile away); Hotel Pinehurst (approx. half a mile Laurel City Hall (approx. half a mile away); Oak Park School (approx. one mile away); Ralph Boston (approx. 1.6 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 6½ miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
Also see . . . Historic marker commemorates visit by King. The Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights •
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 98 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.