New Islamic Center Opens in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

June 17, 2003

Source: Hattiesburg American

On June 17, 2003 the Hattiesburg American reported that the Hattiesburg Islamic Center "opened June 1 [and] will be used for prayer services and as a base for the group's community outreach programs... Hattiesburg has one other Islamic Center, located at 215 S. 25th Ave., near the University of Southern Mississippi, and there is a mosque in the New Medina Muslim community in Marion County."