COFO & Rust College Civil Rights Monument

COFO & Rust College Civil Rights Monument (HM27LX)

Location: Holly Springs, MS 38635 Marshall County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 46.447', W 89° 26.881'

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In 1964-65, the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) came to Holly Springs, MS.
This monument is in honor and recognition of the students who came from across the country and joined with Rust College students and local citizens to register African American citizens to vote. Rust College is proud of its role in this historic struggle for voting rights and continues its role in improving the quality of life for its students and American citizens.

Therefore, this Monument is dedicated this the 6th day of November 2014.

Dr. E. A. Smith, President

Dr. William Nelson Chair, Board of Trustees

Dr. W.A. McMillan, President 1967- 1993

Dr. David L. Beckley President
HM NumberHM27LX
Year Placed2014
Placed ByCouncil of Federated Organizations
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 275978 N 3850724
Decimal Degrees34.77411667, -89.44801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 46.447', W 89° 26.881'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 46' 26.82" N, 89° 26' 52.86" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 149-151 Rust Ave, Holly Springs MS 38635, US
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