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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 31° 34.347′ N, 84° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 West Whitney Avenue, Albany GA 31701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 (approx. 0.4 miles away); 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.
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Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Albany Movement. (Submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.