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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Marker
Inscription.
[ Upper Marker ]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Wilbur Lee Mapp
1994

[ Main Marker ]
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., planned to speak at Trinity AME Zion Church in Greensboro (a few blocks from here) on April 4, 1968. He canceled his visit to Greensboro to remain in Memphis where he was assassinated on that day.

[ Marker on Back ]
(not shown)
Hatred Confuses Life, Love Harmonizes It.
Hatred Darkens Life, And Love Illumines It.
--- Dr, Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
Erected 1994.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.03′ N, 79° 47.43′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street and Martin Luther King Jr Drive, on the right when traveling north on Elm Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27406, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Cabinet (within shouting distance of this marker); Men of Greensboro and Guilford County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army of Tennessee
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Davis (about 400 feet away); Confederate Arms Factory (about 400 feet away); General Nathanael Greene (about 600 feet away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.Civil Rights
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
3. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, March 31, 2012
4. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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