Mary Holmes College

Mary Holmes College (HM2148)

Location: West Point, MS 39773 Clay County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.439', W 88° 40.09'

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Named for Mary Holmes of Rockford, Illinois, who dedicated her life to education, this school was founded in Jackson in 1892 by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Board of Missions for Freedmen as a seminary for African American women. Mary Holmes Seminary moved to West Point in 1895. In 1932 the seminary began admitting men and added college level courses. Mary Holmes College closed its doors in 2005.
HM NumberHM2148
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2010
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Sunday, August 27th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 345234 N 3719864
Decimal Degrees33.60731667, -88.66816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.439', W 88° 40.09'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 26.34" N, 88° 40' 5.4000000000002" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1032 MS-50, West Point MS 39773, US
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