Location Information
(for the Wechsler School)
Name:Wechsler School
Address:1415 30th Avenue
City/County:Meridian, Lauderdale County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1894
No. of Stories:2
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:15 Jul 1991
View National Register Nomination Form
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:01-22-1993
Recorded:02-24-1993
Book/Vol. No.:V. 1274, p. 560
Context/Comments
Wechsler School was built in 1894 and was enlarged in 1914 and 1951. This is the oldest surviving African American public school building in the state. It was individually listed on the National Register on 15 July 1991. It was designated a Mississippi Landmark on 22 January 1993.

This building is included in "Buildings of Mississippi" (2020) (p. 222, EM23, along with Witherspoon School).