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Piney Woods in Rankin County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Piney Woods School

 
 
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By Jeff Lovorn, September 11, 2011
1. The Piney Woods School Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1909, by Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones, who came to Mississippi to further the education of the African American community. The Piney Woods School wonce housed the Mississippi Colored School for the Blind. Dr. Jones presided over the school until 1974, and died in 1975
 
Erected 2011 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 3.659′ N, 89° 59.847′ W. Marker is in Piney Woods, Mississippi, in Rankin County. Marker is on Piney Woods Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Woods MS 39148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Piney Woods School (here, next to this marker); Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (here, next to this marker); Flags Over Simpson County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Braxton (approx. 2.7 miles away); Faith Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mendenhall (approx.
The Piney Woods School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 29, 2017
2. The Piney Woods School Marker
10.1 miles away); Weathersby and Choctaw Heritage (approx. 12.9 miles away); Westville, Mississippi (approx. 13.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piney Woods.
 
Also see . . .
1. Piney Woods Country Life School. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 

2. Laurence C. Jones. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
The Piney Woods School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 29, 2017
3. The Piney Woods School Marker
Laurence C. Jones image. Click for full size.
By Pd - Us
4. Laurence C. Jones
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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