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Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kate McWillie Powers Memorial

 
 
Kate McWillie Powers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
1. Kate McWillie Powers Memorial Marker
Inscription. A gift of R.V. Powers in 1917 enabled the Mississippi Children's Home Society, est. 1912, to build on this site "The Kate McWillie Powers Memorial", a home for children in the care of the Society. In 1997, the Society dedicated this campus as a memorial to Kate McWillie Powers, wife of R.V. Powers.
 
Erected 1997 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 19.36′ N, 90° 10.938′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of North West Street and Wesley Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North West Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 503 Wesley Avenue, Jackson MS 39202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Millsaps College (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairview Inn (approx. 0.4 miles away); MFWC Headquarters (approx. half a mile away); The "Cotton Bale" Battery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belhaven Historic District
View north on North West Street towards Mississippi Children's Home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
2. View north on North West Street towards Mississippi Children's Home.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Eudora Welty House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kennington's Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jitney 14 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Children’s Home Society. (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable PersonsNotable Places
 
Mississippi Children's Home about 500 feet north of marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
3. Mississippi Children's Home about 500 feet north of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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