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 13.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 22.312′ N, 88° 42.543′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 15th Street west of 30th Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 30th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Wechsler School (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Impact of Churches (approx. ¼ mile away); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dial House Site (approx. 0.3 miles Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); Missouri Ridge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . .
1. 'Visit Meridian' page on the Wechsler School. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Wechsler School. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • 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 85 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.