Dr. Walter Hillman

Dr. Walter Hillman (tmp-04371)

Location: Clinton, MS 39056 Hinds County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.408', W 90° 19.686'

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Walter Hillman was President of the Central Female Institute from 1855 to 1887 and of Mississippi College from 1867 to 1873. During the Civil War he saved many Clintonians from starvation by requesting rations from General Sherman. When Charles Caldwell was assassinated in 1875, Hillman agreed to take his place on the Board of Trustees for Sarah Dickey's Mount Hermon Seminary for Colored Females. Hillman and Consider Parish organized a group of former slaves who established the Pleasant Green Baptist Church. Hillman was referred to as the "Conscience of Clinton."
Walter Hillman died in 1894.
HM Numbertmp-04371
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Date Added Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at 6:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 751478 N 3581276
Decimal Degrees32.34013333, -90.32810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.408', W 90° 19.686'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 24.48" N, 90° 19' 41.16" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 E Leake St, Clinton MS 39056, US
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