Mobile Street Historic District
The Mobile Street District is a cultural resource of Hattiesburg's African American heritage. The street developed into a major business district between 1895 and 1910. A significant focal point in the community was Eureka School, which opened in 1921 as one of the first modern brick schools in Mississippi for African Americans. The first African American Baptist church in the city was Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, formed in 1886.