East 6th Street USO Club

East 6th Street USO Club (HM2872)

Location: Hattiesburg, MS 39401 Forrest County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 20.064', W 89° 17.558'

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The East 6th Street USO Club was built
in early 1942 under the umbrella of the
United Services Organization (USO).
This T-shaped, wood-frame building
included an auditorium, stage, lobby,
restrooms, dressing rooms, and meeting
rooms. Built for the recreational use of
African American military personnel
during World War II training at Camp
Shelby, The East 6th Street USO Club
was reopened as the African American

Military History Museum in 2009.
HM NumberHM2872
Year Placed2010
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 281871 N 3468933
Decimal Degrees31.33440000, -89.29263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 20.064', W 89° 17.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 20' 3.84" N, 89° 17' 33.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 E 6th St, Hattiesburg MS 39401, US
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