Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Sit-Ins, Pickets & Boycotts
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 21.799′ N, 88° 42.039′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and 23rd Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 5th Street. Touch for map. Located next to the outside wall of a law firm office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2211 5th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marks-Rothenberg Co. (about 300 feet away); Country Music Comes of Age (about 300 feet away); The Jewish Contribution (about Lauderdale County World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (about 400 feet away); African-American Cultural Heritage District (about 600 feet away); The Movement (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on Sit-Ins, Pickets and Boycotts. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce •
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 90 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.