Gulfside Assembly

Gulfside Assembly (HM21U4)

Location: Waveland, MS 39576 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 15.865', W 89° 23.509'

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Originally called the Gulfside Chatauqua and Camp Meeting Ground, Gulfside was founded in 1923 by Robert E. Jones, the first black Methodist Bishop. At the time, it was the only resort in the Gulf Region open to black Methodists. In 1980, Gulfside Assembly was recognized by the United Methodist Church as a Historical site.
HM NumberHM21U4
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2013
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 22nd, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 269895 N 3350506
Decimal Degrees30.26441667, -89.39181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 15.865', W 89° 23.509'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 15' 51.9" N, 89° 23' 30.54" W
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Area Code(s)228
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 890-944 S Beach Blvd, Waveland MS 39576, US
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