Meridian Civil Rights TrailMeridian's oldest cemetery was founded by Richard McLemore, Meridian's first permanent white settler, in 1839. Buried here are many of the approximately 30 victims who died during the Meridian Race Riot of 1871. The riot signaled the end of the Reconstruction period in Meridian.
|Placed By||The Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 340573 N 3582494|
|Decimal Degrees||32.36805000, -88.69455000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 22.083', W 88° 41.673'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 22' 4.9799999999999" N, 88° 41' 40.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1601-1607 6th St, Meridian MS 39301, US|
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