Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
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. ¼ 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 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 . . . 'Visit Meridian' page on the St. Joseph Catholic Church. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • 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 79 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.