Meridian in Lauderdale 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. 32° 22.308′ N, 88° 42.565′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, on the left when traveling west on 15th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1430 30th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Wechsler School (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Impact of Churches Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dial House Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); Missouri Ridge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Wechsler School. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
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 82 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.