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Hazelhurst in Copiah County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton

(1852 - 1894)

 
 
Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, September 18, 2011
1. Mrs. Annie Coleman Peyton Marker
Inscription. Mississippi State College for Women, first state-supported college for women in the U.S. was founded in 1884 through the efforts of Mrs Peyton, a citizen of Hazelhurst.
 
Erected 1965 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 51.592′ N, 90° 23.783′ W. Marker is in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, in Copiah County. Marker is at the intersection of Caldwell Drive (U.S. 51) and Downing Street, in the median on Caldwell Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hazlehurst MS 39083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Johnson Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazelhurst (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tommy Johnson (approx. 9.1 miles away); Bus-Train Collision of 1942 (approx. 9.1 miles away); Mississippi Mills (approx. 10.8 miles away); Houston Stackhouse (approx. 10.9 miles away); Old Wesson Public School (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazelhurst.
 
Categories. EducationWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 25, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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