Marion in Perry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr.
1936 - 2000
– Champion of
Voting Rights – Bold advocate for
Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
Erected 2001 by SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights.
Location. 32° 38.026′ N, 87° 19.069′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is on Pickens Street near Green Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in front of the Albert Turner Courthouse Annex. 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. Honoring: Reverend James Orange (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 500 feet away); Marion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Albert Turner. (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 167 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.