Harper Baptist Seminary Historical

Harper Baptist Seminary Historical (HM1XXI)

Location: Magnolia, MS 39652 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 9.79', W 90° 27.559'

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Harper Baptist Seminary was organized here in 1941. The school's origin can be traced to Harper Baptist College, formerly located near Gloster in Amite County. Named in honor of Dr. Simon Harper, a former slave and community leader, the college was incorporated by the legislature in 1890 to educate African American youth. Following the third fire at the college, the property was sold and a new school was constructed here in 1942, retaining part of the original name.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2016
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 742172 N 3450464
Decimal Degrees31.16316667, -90.45931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 9.79', W 90° 27.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 9' 47.4" N, 90° 27' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1465 Cunnigen St, Magnolia MS 39652, US
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