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 8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 22.083′ N, 88° 41.673′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and 16th Avenue, on the left when traveling west on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic McLemore Cemetery 1839 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named McLemore Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Jimmie Rodgers & The Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman's "Bow Tie" (approx. ¼ mile away); Depot Historic District Meridian (approx. ¼ mile away); Newell Chapel CME (approx. ¼ mile away); Railroads and the War (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on the McLemore Cemetery. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Events • Settlements & Settlers •
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 85 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.