Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)
Erected 2009 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° 17.843′ N, 90° 12.114′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of John R. Lynch Street and Short Hickory Street, on the right when traveling east on John R. Lynch Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1013 John R. Lynch Street, Jackson MS 39203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. COFO Central Offices (a few steps from this marker); M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct Noel House (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summers Hotel & Subway Lounge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson State Tragedy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Scott Radio Service Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwards Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . . Opened by Jackson State University 2011, the COFO Civil Rights Education Center. (Submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.