Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
First Union Missionary Baptist Church
Meridian Civil Rights Trail
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi, Meridian Civil Rights Trail marker series.
Location. 32° 21.768′ N, 88° 42.938′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 38th Avenue north of Davis Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 38th Avenue, Meridian MS 39307, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles W. "Savez" Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Charles Read (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Merrehope (approx. 0.4 miles away); Council of Organizations Dial House Site (approx. half a mile away); Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
Also see . . .
1. 'Visit Meridian' page on the First Union Missionary Baptist Church. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Freedom Summer of 1964. (Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Churches & Religion • 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 84 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.