Site of Meridian College and Conservatory

Site of Meridian College and Conservatory (HM2LRT)

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N 32° 23.606', W 88° 42.937'

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Founded by John Wesley Beeson in 1903 as the Meridian Woman's College to which was added the Conservatory of Music in 1904. The school merged with Beeson's Meridian Male College in 1914, becoming known as the Meridian College and Conservatory. Highly regarded while Beeson led it the school was sold in 1920, closed in 1929, and was torn down ca. 1932.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1995
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Friday, October 11th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 338636 N 3585340
Decimal Degrees32.39343333, -88.71561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.606', W 88° 42.937'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 36.36" N, 88° 42' 56.22" W
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