Near Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Site of Elizabeth Female College
Erected 1925 by Mississippi Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 31° 34.452′ N, 91° 17.588′ W. Marker is near Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 5.1), 3.3 miles south of U.S. 61. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Elizabeth Female Academy turnout on the parkway. Marker is 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 marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabeth Female Academy (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Elizabeth Female Academy (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); A National Road (approx. 3.5 miles away); Old Trace (approx. 3.5 miles away); DAR And The Natchez Trace Origin of the Natchez Trace (approx. 4.6 miles away); 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.
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 177 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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