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Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial

 
 
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 25, 2017
1. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker
Front Panel-close up photo
Inscription.  In Memory of Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dobson, October 29, 1923-January 26, 2013. A Civil Rights Leader who Marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama with Dr. King. Helped desegregate Gwynn Oak Amusement Park, Founded the Maryland Food Bank, Co-Founder of Baltimore United in Leadership Development (BUILD), Established the UBC Child First Head Start Center, and the Child First Campaign. Served as Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church for 39 years. October 4, 2013
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionCivil Rights.
 
Location. 39° 18.166′ N, 76° 37.74′ W. Marker is in Upton in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is at the intersection of Druid Hill Avenue and West Lafayette Avenue on Druid Hill Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Highland Garnet Park (a few steps from this marker); Creating an African American Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel A.M.E. Church (about 300 feet away,
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker-Left side Panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 25, 2017
2. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker-Left side Panel
measured in a direct line); Union Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Henry Highland Garnett School (about 500 feet away); African American Politicians (about 600 feet away); William Stewart Halsted, M.D. (about 600 feet away); Courting Justice (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upton.
 
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker-Rear panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 25, 2017
3. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker-Rear panel
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2020
4. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 25, 2017
5. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial Marker
Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2020
6. Rev. Dr. Vernon Nathaniel Dodson Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4. submitted on June 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   5. submitted on March 1, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   6. submitted on June 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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