Franklin Academy

Franklin Academy (HM5EQ)

Location: Columbus, MS 39701 Lowndes County
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N 33° 29.853', W 88° 25.706'

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State's oldest free school. Has functioned since 1821. Worthy trustees, using 16th section income & employing able teachers, early made Columbus a cultural center in northeast Mississippi.
HM NumberHM5EQ
Year Placed1958
Placed ByMississippi Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 367310 N 3707360
Decimal Degrees33.49755000, -88.42843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 29.853', W 88° 25.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 29' 51.18" N, 88° 25' 42.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 N 3rd Ave, Columbus MS 39701, US
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