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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. Mark's Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); COFO Central Offices (approx. 0.2 miles away); M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Summers Hotel & Subway Lounge (approx. 0.4
Noel House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
2. Noel House Marker
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.
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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