Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Newell Chapel CME
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 22.264′ N, 88° 41.507′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 13th Avenue and 14th Street, on the right when traveling north on 13th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 13th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McLemore Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic McLemore Cemetery 1839 (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named McLemore Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Jimmie Rodgers & The Blues (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sherman's "Bow Tie" (approx. half a mile away); Depot Historic District Meridian (approx. half a mile away); Railroads and the War (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on the Newell Chapel CME. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education •
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 72 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.