Albany in Dougherty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgia Civil Rights Trail: The Albany Movement
Erected 2014 by the Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and the Albany Civil Rights Institute. (Marker Number 47-2.)
Location. 31° 34.347′ N, 84° 9.341′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Marker is at the intersection of West Whitney Avenue and South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west on West Whitney Avenue. Touch for map. Located in front of the Shiloh Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 West Whitney Avenue, Albany GA 31701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albany Lights (approx. 0.4 miles away); C.B. (Chevene Bowers) King Freedom Alley and City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Nelson Tift (approx. half a mile away); Dougherty County (approx. half a mile away); Ray Charles (approx. half a mile away); The Bridge House (approx. half a mile away); Albany’s First Brick House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
More about this marker. This marker is part of the Civil Rights Trail, a statewide public education initiative commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement in Georgia.
SNCC = Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Albany Movement. (Submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.