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Hayneville in Lowndes County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory of Jonathan Myrick Daniels

VMI Class of 1961

 
 
In Memory of Jonathan Myrick Daniels Memorial. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 4, 2020
1. In Memory of Jonathan Myrick Daniels Memorial.
Inscription.  
Johnathan Daniels was murdered near
this spot, then Cash's Store, on
August 20, 1965.

He gave his life in the fight for
integration of the churches
and universal voter registration.

At the time, he
was a divinity student at
The Episcopal Theological School
in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


 
Erected 1997 by the Promaji Club, Virginia Military Institute.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCivil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is August 20, 1965.
 
Location. 32° 11.008′ N, 86° 34.836′ W. Marker is in Hayneville, Alabama, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of South Commerce Street (Alabama Route 97) and East Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling north on South Commerce Street. Located in the Hayneville Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 W Lafayette St, Hayneville AL 36040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynching in America / The Courthouse Lynching of Theo Calloway (about 300 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Varner's Cash Store (about 800 feet away); Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Elmore Bolling (approx. 5.9 miles away); Campsite 3 (approx. 6˝ miles away); Viola Liuzzo (approx. 6.6 miles away); Lowndesboro (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lowndesboro, Alabama/Lowndesboro Business District (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hayneville.
 
More about this marker. Courtesy of Shirley and Cabell Brand, VMI Class of 1944
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Jonathan Daniels. (Submitted on April 4, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Memorial on right in Hayneville Courthouse Square. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 4, 2020
2. Memorial on right in Hayneville Courthouse Square.
Another marker, 500 feet south, at site of the murder. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 4, 2020
3. Another marker, 500 feet south, at site of the murder.
Site of murder of Jonathan Myrick Daniels on left. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 4, 2020
4. Site of murder of Jonathan Myrick Daniels on left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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