Places

Marlow Plantation

Note: This site is located on private property outside Ruleville and is included here only to provide historical context. In […]

Mary Tucker Home Site

This vacant lot on what was formerly known as Byron Street was the location of Mary Tucker’s home. Area whites […]

McComb

McComb, Mississippi, was one of the main battlegrounds for the struggle for civil rights in the United States. The 1950s […]

McComb City Hall

The student walkout from Burglund High School ended at the steps of City Hall by the Broadway entrance, where 116 […]

McCoy Federal Building

Across Farish Street, on the southwest corner stands the McCoy Federal Building. In 1983, this building was named in honor […]

McDonald Home Site

Although it no longer exists, Joe & Rebecca McDonald’s home once was located on this site (formerly 909 Reden Street). […]

McLelland’s Cafe

Mrs. Mamie McClelland established McClelland’s Cafe, located at 245 Carver Avenue, in the early 40’s. The business operated for a […]

Medgar Evers’ Home

Medgar Evers and his wife, Myrlie, bought this home with a GI mortgage in 1957 on what was then Guynes […]

Milam’s House

This site was the home of JW Milam, who with his half-brother, Roy Bryant, murdered 14-yearold Emmett Till on August […]

Millsaps College

In the 1950s, students from Millsaps College and Tougaloo College held meetings attended by Medgar Evers to discuss race relations. […]

Missionary Union Baptist Church

Missionary Union Baptist is the oldest African-American Baptist church in northeast Mississippi. Organized in 1833. M.U. was and continues to […]

Molpus Lumber Company

Richard H. Molpus started the Molpus Lumber Company in 1905. Richard Henderson Molpus operated the company until it was sold […]

Money Store

Bryant’s Grocery and Meat Market, owned by 21-year-old Carolyn and 24-year-old Roy Bryant, was housed here and primarily served sharecroppers […]

Moore’s Cafe

In the summer of 1969, Mr. Lawrence Payne built Moore’s Cafe. It was originally built as a florist shop and […]

Mound Bayou

Mound Bayou, Mississippi, was founded in 1887 by ex-slaves Isaiah Montgomery and Benjamin Green. Mound Bayou was one of the […]

Movie Theatre

On June 23, a group of students was arrested after they attempted to buy tickets for the white section of […]

Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church

Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church is located at 257 Carver Avenue. When the civil rights workers first come to Philadelphia, […]

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church is located off Highway 16 East on County Road 747. On June 16, 1964, a […]

Myrtle Hall School

Myrtle Hall School was a black school during the segregation era that taught first through eighth grade. Still standing today. […]