Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Council of Organizations
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 21.911′ N, 88° 43.371′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 45th Avenue north of 8th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 45th Avenue, Meridian MS 39307, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Charles Read (approx. ¼ mile away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles W. "Savez" Read (approx. ¼ mile away); First Union Missionary Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Missouri Ridge Birthplace of Jimmie Rodgers (approx. ¾ mile away); Highland Park (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . .
1. 'Visit Meridian' page on the Council of Organizations. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The Council of Organizations website. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
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 71 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.