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

Lewis Edmund “Buck” Crook, Jr.

 
 
Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. Marker
Inscription. A native of Meridian, Lewis Crook (1898-1967) moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1915 to attend Georgia Tech. Crook began his career with the architectural firm of Hentz, Reid and Adler. In 1923, Crook formed his own firm with business partner Daniel Ivey. The Ivey & Crook architectural firm designed well over six hundred structures in South Carolina, Georgia, and Mississippi. The Hardin-Hall House, built in 1924, was designed for Crook's aunt, Annie Hall.
 
Erected 2007 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 32° 22.655′ N, 88° 42.164′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on 24th Avenue south of 20th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1923 24th Avenue, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Jeff Anderson House (was about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Poplar Springs Road Historic District (approx. mile away); St. John Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. Marker, across street in empty lot. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Lewis Edmund "Buck" Crook, Jr. Marker, across street in empty lot.
Whitfield "Big Central" High School (approx. half a mile away); Freedom School (approx. half a mile away); Wechsler School (approx. half a mile away); The Impact of Churches (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical sketch, from family website. (Submitted on December 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. ArchitectureNotable Buildings
 
 
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 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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