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 6.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 21.887′ N, 88° 41.925′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Constitution Avenue, on the left when traveling east on 5th Street. Touch for map. Located at the Lauderdale County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Constitution Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elsie McWilliams (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Riders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jewish Contribution (about 500 feet away); Marks-Rothenberg Co. (about The Grand Opera House (about 500 feet away); Country Music Comes of Age (about 600 feet away); Moe Bandy (about 600 feet away); Federal Courthouse (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on Voter Registration. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.