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Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

East Mississippi Female College

 
 
East Mississippi Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. East Mississippi Female College Marker
Inscription. The East Mississippi Female College was established here in 1869 by the Central Methodist Church and became recognized as one of the finest female colleges in the South under the leadership of John Wesley Beeson, President (1869-1903). The college was destroyed by fire on the morning of February 24, 1903.
 
Erected 1995 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 22.076′ N, 88° 42.095′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of 23rd Avenue and 11th Street, on the right when traveling south on 23rd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2301 11th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. mile away); The Impact of Churches (approx. mile away); Lauderdale County World War I Memorial
East Mississippi Female College marker at corner of the Meridian Masonic Center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. East Mississippi Female College marker at corner of the Meridian Masonic Center.
(approx. mile away); Voter Registration (approx. mile away); Elsie McWilliams (approx. mile away); Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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