Clarksdale in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
First Baptist M.B. Church
Erected 2011 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 11.888′ N, 90° 34.374′ W. Marker is in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Boulevard 0.1 miles west of Yahoo Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Clarksdale MS 38614, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The New World (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Jack Johnson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aaron Henry Dr. Aaron Henry (about 400 feet away); Sam Cooke (about 700 feet away); Delta Blues Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wade Walton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksdale.
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.