Laurel in Jones County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 41.6′ N, 89° 7.867′ W. Marker is in Laurel, Mississippi, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Avenue (State Highway 537) and West Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on North 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel MS 39440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurel City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones County Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. King Visits Laurel Masonite Corporation (approx. one mile away); Oak Park School (approx. 1½ miles away); Ralph Boston (approx. 2.1 miles away); Amos Deason Home (approx. 7 miles away); Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? / The Amos Deason Home (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurel.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. 5. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.