Long Beach Schools

Long Beach Schools (HM1JAC)

Location: Long Beach, MS 39560 Harrison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 20.961', W 89° 9.031'

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This site given by Harper McCaughan in 1885 for school purposes only. W. J. Quarles began teaching 11 children in his home on Railroad Street (1884-1886). One room wood-frame school erected 1886, enlarged 1887. First brick building built 1906. Principal and four teachers taught 10 grades. New Long Beach school built 1926. Twelve grades taught here 1926-1956. Long Beach School District organized 1927. Became Jeff Davis Elementary 1956-1976. Building demolished 1978. New Jeff Davis Elementary built 1980, renamed Harper McCaughan Elementary 1982 in honor of property donor. All school buildings on site demolished 2007 after extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina.
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Long Beach Historical Society and Long Beach School District
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 293294 N 3359457
Decimal Degrees30.34935000, -89.15051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 20.961', W 89° 9.031'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 20' 57.66" N, 89° 9' 1.86" W
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Area Code(s)228, 662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Jeff Davis Ave, Long Beach MS 39560, US
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