The Piney Woods School

The Piney Woods School (HMYCI)

Location: Florence, MS 39073 Rankin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 3.659', W 89° 59.847'

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Founded in 1909, by Dr. Laurence Clifton Jones, who came to Mississippi to further the education of the African American community. The Piney Woods School wonce housed the Mississippi Colored School for the Blind. Dr. Jones presided over the school until 1974, and died in 1975
Year Placed2011
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 8:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 217005 N 3551126
Decimal Degrees32.06098333, -89.99745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 3.659', W 89° 59.847'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 3' 39.54" N, 89° 59' 50.82" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 Piney Woods Dr, Florence MS 39073, US
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