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Hattiesburg in Forrest County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Carey College

 
 
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By Brian Scott, January 23, 2011
1. William Carey College Marker
Inscription.
E. 1 mi. Founded 1906 as S. Miss. College. Operated by Bapt. as Miss. Woman's College 1911-40. Coeducational 1953. Name changed to honor William Carey, 18th century English missionary.
 
Erected 1969 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 17.933′ N, 89° 18.483′ W. Marker is in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in Forrest County. Marker is on Memorial Drive (U.S. 49) near Helveston Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hattiesburg MS 39401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hattiesburg (approx. 2 miles away); Veterans of All Wars Monument (approx. 2 miles away); William Harris Hardy (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Federal Building (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named William Harris Hardy (approx. 2.1 miles away); Forrest County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away); McLeod House (approx.
William Carey College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 23, 2011
2. William Carey College Marker
2.2 miles away); Old Hattiesburg High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hub City Lodge No 627 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dixie School Log Cabin (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hattiesburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Carey University. Official website of William Carey University. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. William Carey University. William Carey University is a private Christian liberal arts college located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in the United States, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Mississippi Baptist Convention. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. William Carey. William Carey (17 August 1761 – 9 June 1834) was an English Baptist missionary and a Reformed Baptist minister, known as the "father of modern missions." (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. William Carey - Baptist Missionary. William Carey was born in Paulerspury and received his formal education here. (Submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
William Carey College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 23, 2011
3. William Carey College Marker
 
 
Categories. Education
 
William Carey College Marker and Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, January 23, 2011
4. William Carey College Marker and Sign
William Carey<br>1761–1834 image. Click for full size.
William Carey: The Shoemaker Who Became the Founder of Modern Missions by John Brown Myers, 1887
5. William Carey
1761–1834
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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