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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
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. Located in front of the old Perry County Jail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pickens Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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' MarchA Seed is Planted (about 400 feet away); Perry County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.