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West Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

In Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan. 15, 1929 - Apr. 04, 1968

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  Nonviolent civil rights leader for racial equality. 1964 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient.
 
Erected by Citizens of West Columbia, Texas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil Rights.
 
Location. 29° 8.583′ N, 95° 38.75′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is on South Broad Street north of East Clay Street, on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of the Columbia Rosenwald School Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 E Clay St, West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia Rosenwald School (a few steps from this marker); Religion in the New Capital (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Capitol Oak (about 600 feet away); From Republic to Statehood (about 700 feet away); The Brazos River and the Steamboat Yellowstone (about 700 feet away); Columbia in 1836 (about 700 feet away); Stephen Fuller Austin
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
(about 700 feet away); Masons of the Republic of Texas (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
 
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By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
3. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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