Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
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° 39.861′ N, 89° 8.413′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is on Queensburg Avenue north of Brown Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2321 Queensburg Avenue, Laurel MS 39440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Park School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Masonite Corporation (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel (approx. Jones County Blues (approx. 2 miles away); Hotel Pinehurst (approx. 2.1 miles away); Laurel City Hall (approx. 2.1 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 5 miles away); Jones County Courthouse (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Ralph Boston. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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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 94 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.