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Near Raleigh in Smith County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Center Ridge School

 
 
Center Ridge School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., July 16, 2012
1. Center Ridge School Marker
Inscription. Center Ridge School, established in the late 19th century, was located at this site. A white, framed building, the school served the Center Ridge community until 1956, when it was consolidated with a nearby school. The Unity United Methodist Church, whose fellowship hall stands on the site of the school, was organized ca. 1925.
 
Erected 2004 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 56.725′ N, 89° 28.469′ W. Marker is near Raleigh, Mississippi, in Smith County. Marker is on State Highway 37 just north of State Highway 80, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylorsville MS 39168, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Crowe Ransom (approx. 7.9 miles away); Three Chopped Way (approx. 11.9 miles away); Assassination of F.M.B. "Marsh" Cook (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
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Center Ridge School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., July 16, 2012
2. Center Ridge School Marker
Center Ridge School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr., July 16, 2012
3. Center Ridge School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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