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Near Brandon in Rankin County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Centenary College

 

(1841-45)

 
Centenary College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Centenary College Marker
Inscription. Original site 2 mi. NW. Methodist College, opened Nov. 1, 1841, with the Rev. T.C. Thornton as president, followed by the Hon. D.O. Shattuck. Removed to Jackson, La. as Centenary College of La., 1845.
 
Erected 1966 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 18.31′ N, 89° 51.685′ W. Marker is near Brandon, Mississippi, in Rankin County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 80 and Gulde Shiloh Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 80. Touch for map. Across street from the Gulde Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Brandon MS 39042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rubin Lacy (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rankin County Courthouses (approx. 7.6 miles away); Town Square (approx. 7.6 miles away); Old Brandon Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Seminary Square (approx. 7.9 miles away); Choctaw Line (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Ueltschey Tannery (approx. 11 miles away); West Florida Boundary (approx. 16 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brandon.
 
Categories. Education
 
View from marker east towards the Gulde Cemetery and U.S. Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. View from marker east towards the Gulde Cemetery and U.S. Highway 80.
Looking west on U.S. Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. Looking west on U.S. Highway 80.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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