Martha Louise Morrow Foxx

Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (HMYCC)

Location: Florence, MS 39073 Rankin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 3.661', W 89° 59.845'

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Born in North Carolina, Martha Louise Morrow Foxx (1902-1985), was educated at the North Carolina School for the Blind and the Overbrook School for the Blind in Philadelphia. After the Mississippi State Commission for the Blind was created in 1928, Ms.Foxx was chosen as the first teacher for the Colored School for the Blind, once located on the Piney Woods Country Life School campus. Having served as the sole teacher for the school from May 6, 1929 until 1942. Ms. Foxx retired in 1969.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 217008 N 3551130
Decimal Degrees32.06101667, -89.99741667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 3.661', W 89° 59.845'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 3' 39.66" N, 89° 59' 50.70" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-104 Piney Woods Dr, Florence MS 39073, US
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