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Near Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr.

 
 
In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 12, 2015
1. In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  
Leader of
The Selma-Montgomery March
"Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965
He Fed the Hungry
"Unbossed and Unbought"
1926-2000
Presented by
SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. Inc.
Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
March 3, 2002

 
Erected 2002 by the Evelyn Gibson Lowery Heritage Tour and SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionCivil Rights. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 32° 24.183′ N, 87° 1.013′ W. Marker is near Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on Business U.S. 80 north of Old Montgomery Highway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 US-80, Selma AL 36701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Builders of Movements and Monuments" (here, next to this marker); The Honorable John Lewis (here, next to this marker); Honoring: Amelia Boynton Robinson - Marie Foster
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(here, next to this marker); Lynching in America / Lynching in Selma (a few steps from this marker); Civil Rights Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Edmund Pettus Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940 (approx. ¼ mile away); Water Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
More about this marker. Located at the southern end of the Edmund Pettus bridge in the Selma Civil Rights Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Hosea Williams. (Submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker on far left. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 12, 2015
2. In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker on far left.
The Edmund Pettus Bridge, just beyond the marker on far left background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
3. The Edmund Pettus Bridge, just beyond the marker on far left background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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