Near Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Elizabeth Female Academy
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 31° 34.48′ N, 91° 17.587′ W. Marker was near Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker could be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 5.1), 3.3 miles south of U.S. 61. Touch for map. Marker was located at the Elizabeth Female Academy turnout on a pathway from the parking lot to the ruins of the academy. Marker was in this post office area: Washington MS 39190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Site of Elizabeth Female College (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Elizabeth Female Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Road (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 3.5 miles away); DAR And The Natchez Trace (approx. 4.6 miles away); Origin of the Natchez Trace Emerald Mound (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Emerald Mound (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
More about this marker. The missing marker was a State of Mississippi “Magnolia” historical marker. A small image of the marker may be viewed at the link below in the Also See ... section.
Also see . . . Nation's First College for Women. From the Explore Southern History website. (Submitted on August 15, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.