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Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Whitworth College

 
 
Whitworth College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
1. Whitworth College Marker
Inscription. Founded 1858, as Methodist womans college. Traditional successor to Elizabeth Academy, Washington, Miss. Served as Confederate Hospital, 1861-5. Founded by Milton J. Whitworth, pioneer planter & lay minister.
 
Erected 1960 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 34.752′ N, 90° 26.69′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and West Cherokee Street, on the right when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 169 S. Jackson St., Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brookhaven (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookhaven Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Memorial Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Whitworth College, Brookhaven, MS. Photos taken between 1880-1900. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

2. Whitworth College Archive
Whitworth College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
2. Whitworth College Marker
. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Mississipppi School of the Arts: School History. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. Facebook: AboutWhitworth College, Brookhaven, MS. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. The University of Southern Mississippi: Information About Historic Whitworth College Donated to USM. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. Wikipedia: Whitworth Female College. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
7. Sippiana Succotash: Whitworth College (Almost) Manless Dance September 1949. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
8. University of Mississippi Libraries Digital Collections: Whitworth College (Brookhaven, Miss.). Pictorial works. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

9. CardCow: Whitworth College. (Submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
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Whitworth College image. Click for full size.
By Google
3. Whitworth College
Whitworth College image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 3, 2015
4. Whitworth College
Panoramic view of the Whitworth College marker and the college.
Historic Whitworth College Postcard image. Click for full size.
Mississippi Department of Archives and History, circa Pre/1920
5. Historic Whitworth College Postcard
Public domain per: http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/cooper/gentech#rights
Milton J. Whitworth and Sarah J. Hudson image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
6. Milton J. Whitworth and Sarah J. Hudson
Image the property of Lincoln-Lawrence-Franklin Regional Library; recorded at http://www.genealogy.com/users/w/h/i/Jennifer-Whitworth/PHOTO/0003photo.jpg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 3, 2015, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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