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E. D. Nixon

(1899-1987)

 
 
E. D. Nixon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2022
1. E. D. Nixon Marker
Inscription.  

Civil Rights leader and union organizer who
worked alongside MLK, Jr. and also served as
president of the Montgomery NAACP.

"We had a long, hard row to hoe, but we did it with
persistence, great leadership and belief
in ourselves and God."

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsLabor Unions.
 
Location. 42° 6.087′ N, 75° 54.914′ W. Marker is in Binghamton, New York, in Broome County. Marker is along the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Promenade along the east bank of the Chenango River, between Henry and Clinton Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Binghamton NY 13901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A. Phillip Randolph (here, next to this marker); Daisy L. Bates (a few steps from this marker); Fannie Lou Hamer (a few steps from this marker); Frederick Douglass (a few steps from this marker); James Herbert Cameron (a few steps from this marker);
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Rosa L. Parks (within shouting distance of this marker); James L. Farmer, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); William L. Moore (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Binghamton.
 
Also see . . .  Edgar Daniel "E. D." Nixon at Encyclopedia of Alabama. (Submitted on May 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Promenade, looking north image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 14, 2022
2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Promenade, looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 15, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 14, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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