Meridian Civil Rights TrailIn the summer of 1964, dozens of Freedom Schools opened across Mississippi. The largest was located at Meridian Baptist Seminary. It provided additional education opportunities to the African-American community and hosted the statewide Freedom School Convention. The building was destroyed by fire in 2007.
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|Placed By||The Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 7:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 339171 N 3583043|
|Decimal Degrees||32.37280000, -88.70953333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 22.368', W 88° 42.572'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 22' 22.08" N, 88° 42' 34.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1500-1598 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Meridian MS 39301, US|
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