Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Portrait of Rosa Parks
Troy University opened the Rosa Parks Museum on December 1, 2000, the 45th anniversary of Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. The Museum is on the site where Mrs.Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955.
Artist: lan Mangum
Designed and constructed the same portrait of Rosa Parks on Maxwell Air Force Base at the site where Rosa Parks worked in the 1940's.
Erected 2021 by the Rosa Parks Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Civil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is December 1, 2000.
Location. 32° 22.586′ N, 86° 18.69′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Molton Street, on the right when traveling west on Montgomery Street. Located at the Troy State Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 252 Montgomery St, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosa Parks Montgomery Bus Boycott / Hank Williams Alabama Troubadour (here, next to this marker); Tribute to Montgomery's "Foot Soldiers" (a few steps from this marker); Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott (a few steps from this marker); Violata Pax Dove (within shouting distance of this marker); A Mighty Walk From Selma (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First White House of the Confederacy (about 600 feet away); Judge Frank M. Johnson: Judicial Fairness in the Age of Segregation (about 600 feet away); Montgomery’s Slave Markets / First Emancipation Observance - 1866 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Also see . . . Montgomery Advertiser article about installation of sculpture. (Submitted on March 28, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 27, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2022, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.