“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Noel House

Noel House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 2, 2011
1. Noel House Marker
Inscription. On this site was the house of Andrew J. and Susie Davis Noel, built 1924. Active in the NAACP, the Noels hosted Freedom Riders here in 1960. In 1948, Gladys Noel Bates filed the first lawsuit in the state seeking equal pay for black public school teachers. In 1951, equal pay was approved by the Mississippi Legislature.
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 32° 18.005′ N, 90° 12.157′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Marks Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Summers Hotel & Subway Lounge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scott Radio Service Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edwards Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); 217 W. Capitol (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ace Records (approx. mile away); The Gowdy Community (approx. 0.8 miles away); Otis Spann & Little Johnnie Jones (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. Civil Rights
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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