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Piney Woods, Mississippi Historical Markers

 
Martha Louise Morrow Foxx Marker image, Touch for more information
By Tom Bosse, July 29, 2017
Martha Louise Morrow Foxx Marker
Mississippi (Rankin County), Piney Woods — Martha Louise Morrow Foxx
Born in North Carolina, Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (1902-1985), was educated at the North Carolina School for the Blind and the Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia. After the Mississippi State Commission for the Blind was created in 1928, . . . — Map (db m50896) HM
Mississippi (Rankin County), Piney Woods — 47 — Piney Woods School
The musical programs of the Piney Woods School have produced many fine artists over the decades, including bluesman Sam Myers, who sang in vocal groups while attending a school for the blind located here. The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, a . . . — Map (db m50905) HM
Mississippi (Rankin County), Piney Woods — The Piney Woods School
Founded in 1909, by Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones, who came to Mississippi to further the education of the African American community. The Piney Woods School wonce housed the Mississippi Colored School for the Blind. Dr. Jones presided over the school . . . — Map (db m50904) HM

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