Marion in Perry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Honoring: Reverend James Orange
struggle for voting rights
Perry County, Alabama
- 1965 -
Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
Erected 2002 by SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
Location. 32° 38.02′ N, 87° 19.069′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Pickens Street and Green Street, on the right when traveling north on Pickens Street. Touch for map. Located in front of the old Perry County Jail. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pickens Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Muckle's Ridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate 6-pounder Field Gun (about 400 feet away); Jimmie Lee Jackson / Jackson's Death Led to 'Bloody Sunday' March (about 400 feet away); A Seed is Planted (about 400 feet away); Perry County Veterans Memorial Nicola Marschall (about 400 feet away); Marion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on James Orange. (Submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.