Tuskegee in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Samuel "Sammy" Leamon Younge, Jr.
The Tuskegee Civil Rights and Historic Trail
Erected 2019 by City Of Tuskegee, Tuskegee University, Jewish American Society for
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation Markers, and the Tuskegee Civil Rights and Historic Trail, Alabama series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
Location. 32° 25.471′ N, 85° 41.358′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is on East Martin Luther King Highway (U.S. 80) east of North Maple Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Martin Luther King Highway, Tuskegee AL 36083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macon County Legal Milestone (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Macon County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); Brief History of Tuskegee, Alabama (about 600 feet away); "Trade With Your Friends" (about 700 feet away); 119 Westside Street (about 700 feet away); William P. Mitchell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuskegee High School (approx. Ό mile away); Rosa Parks (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Sammy Younge Jr. (Submitted on September 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.