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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bayard Rustin

(1910 -1987)

 
 
Bayard Rustin Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
1. Bayard Rustin Marker
Inscription. Born here, the civil rights leader and pacifist organized the 1963 March on Washington. Head of A. Philip Randolph Institute, 1966-1979. Elected to Henderson High School Hall of Fame.
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.082′ N, 75° 35.996′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on Maple Avenue near Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Henderson High School. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Chester (approx. 0.2 miles away); Garden of Honor (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Lafayette (approx. 0.3 miles away); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marshall Square Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); David Townsend House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marquis De LaFayette (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simon Barnard Row (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bayard Rustin - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Henderson High School Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, May 31, 2008
2. Henderson High School
 

2. Bayard Rustin at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bayard Rustin to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Submitted on August 28, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
4. Bayard Rustin ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 18, 2016, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansCivil RightsEducationNotable EventsNotable Persons
 
Bayard Rustin Photo, Click for full size
By Public Domain
3. Bayard Rustin
Born - St. Patricks Day 1912,
(the date on the marker is incorrect)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,812 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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