Council of Federated Organizations (COFO)

Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) (HM266P)

Location: Jackson, MS 39203 Hinds County
Buy Mississippi State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 32° 17.843', W 90° 12.114'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Founded in 1961, COFO combined the Civil
Rights efforts of the Congress of Racial
Equality. NAACP, Southern Christian
Leadership Conference, Student Nonviolent
Coordinating Committee, and local groups
under one umbrella. COFO's grassroots
campaigns included voter registration,
the 1963 statewide Freedom Vote,
1964 Freedom Summer, and organizing
the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
This building at 1017 J. R. Lynch Street,
served as COFO's state headquarters.
HM NumberHM266P
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 763484 N 3576838
Decimal Degrees32.29738333, -90.20190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 17.843', W 90° 12.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 17' 50.58" N, 90° 12' 6.84" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1019-1049 John R. Lynch St, Jackson MS 39203, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?