Smith Robertson School

Smith Robertson School (HM1SG9)

Location: Jackson, MS 39202 Hinds County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 18.323', W 90° 11.179'

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Built in 1894 as Jackson's first public school for black students. Commonly known as the "Mother School," it was named for Smith Robertson, a respected community leader, and Jackson's first black city alderman. Among the school's graduates is author Richard Wright. Smith Robertson School was closed in 1971 and renovated in 1984.
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HM NumberHM1SG9
Year Placed2000
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 30th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 764928 N 3577764
Decimal Degrees32.30538333, -90.18631667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 18.323', W 90° 11.179'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 18' 19.38" N, 90° 11' 10.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 528 Bloom St, Jackson MS 39202, US
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