Baptist Industrial College

Founded in 1900 by the North Mississippi Baptist Educational Convention, the college was the first school in DeSoto County to offer instruction through grade twelve to African Americans and one of the earliest private schools for African Americans in north Mississippi. The school closed in 1960.

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Latitude: 34.823987 Longitude: -89.993702 Elevation: 388 ft

Time Period Represented

1900-1960

Visitor Fees (if any)

Free

Seasons Open

Year-round

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