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Georgia Gilmore

February 5, 1920 - March 3, 1990

 
 
Georgia Gilmore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anita CurryFebruary, February 28, 2010
1. Georgia Gilmore Marker
Inscription. Georgia Gilmore, cited as a “solid energetic boycott participant and supporter.” Lived in this house during the days of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Once arrested on a bus, Gilmore was ardent in her efforts to raise funds for the Movement and organized “Club From Nowhere” whose members baked pies and cakes for sale to both black and white customers. Opening her home to all, she tirelessly cooked meals for participants including Dr. Martin Luther King and Dr. Ralph Abernathy. Her culinary skills continued to aid the cause of justice as she actively worked to encourage civil rights for the remainder of her life.
 
Erected 1995 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.22′ N, 86° 17.824′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Dericote St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 453 Dericote St., Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hon. Rufus A. Lewis (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); South Jackson Street / Victor Hugo Tulane (about 700 feet away); Harris House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swayne College / Booker T. Washington School
Georgia Gilmore's home image. Click for full size.
By Anita Curry, February 28, 2010
2. Georgia Gilmore's home
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Centennial Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Aurelia Eliscera Shines Browder (approx. 0.2 miles away); Minister's Home / Dr. Martin Luther King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marshall J. Moore House (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  The Club from Nowhere - NPR report. (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dodson M. Curry of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,377 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Dodson M. Curry of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on February 17, 2017.
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