Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 21.966′ N, 88° 42.003′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 9th Street west of Constitution Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of the Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 9th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Voter Registration (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elsie McWilliams (about 600 feet away); The Jewish Contribution (about 700 feet away); Temple Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marks-Rothenberg Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Grand Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Mississippi Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lauderdale County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . .
1. 'Visit Meridian' page on the Federal Courthouse. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the notable cases of the Federal Courthouse in Meridian. (Submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education • Notable Events •
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 86 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.