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Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Meridian Civil Rights Trail

 
 
St. Joseph Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. St. Joseph Catholic Church Marker
Inscription. St. Joseph Catholic Church operated a coeducational school that served young black students from 1910 to 1970. The school also offered adult education classes. Former students include James Chaney and Polly Heidelberg.
 
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Location. 32° 22.657′ N, 88° 41.829′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 18th Avenue north of 19th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1914 18th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Jeff Anderson House (was approx. mile away but has been reported missing. ); Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Poplar Springs Road Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); 10th Avenue Masonic Cemeteries (approx. half a mile away); Newell Chapel CME (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
 
Also see . . .
St. Joseph Catholic Church with marker along street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. St. Joseph Catholic Church with marker along street.
 'Visit Meridian' page on the St. Joseph Catholic Church. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation
 
 
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 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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