Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Lt. Charles Read
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. 32° 21.816′ N, 88° 43.147′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from 40th Avenue south of 8th Street. Touch for map. Located on the west side of the Rosehill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 40th Avenue, Meridian MS 39307, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rose Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles W. "Savez" Read (within shouting distance First Union Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council of Organizations (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Merrehope (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Merrehope (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dial House Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . NY Times blog - Charles Read’s Raider. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 5. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.