Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
St. John Baptist Church
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 22.688′ N, 88° 41.84′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 20th Street and 18th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 20th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 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. Joseph Catholic 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 Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newell Chapel CME (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. John Baptist Church. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Notable Persons •
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 84 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.