Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
2200 5th Street
Architect: Gustavus Maurice Torgenson
Constructor: C.M. Rubush
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Designated a Mississippi Landmark on June 12, 2002
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a contributing element of the Meridian Downtown Historic District
Marks, Rothenburg & Company was established in 1870 as a wholesale and retail store which sold dry goods, clothing, boots & shoes, hats & coats.
Renovated and re-opened as the MSU Riley Center on September 8, 2006
Location. 32° 21.834′ N, 88° 42.008′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 5th Street and 22nd Avenue. Touch for map. Located in the portico of 2200 5th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2200 5th Street, Meridian MS 39301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Grand Opera House (here, next to this marker); The Jewish Contribution (a few steps from this marker); Country Music Comes of Age (within shouting distance of this marker); Sit-Ins, Pickets & Boycotts (about 300 feet away, measured in Lauderdale County World War I Memorial (about 300 feet away); Meridian Rhythm & Blues and Soul Music (about 500 feet away); Voter Registration (about 500 feet away); Freedom Riders (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.