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Elnora Moorman Plaza

 
 
Elnora Moorman Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, November 28, 2022
1. Elnora Moorman Plaza Marker
Inscription.  Elnora Moorman was appointed in May of 1969 and then elected in 1971 as the City of Jackson's first African-American and female City Commissioner. She later served as Vice-Mayor and also served the City of Jackson Housing Commission and Jackson Parks and Recreation Commission for several years. Elnora was a trailblazer and a strong advocate for the community.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansGovernment & PoliticsWomen. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1969.
 
Location. 42° 13.984′ N, 84° 24.032′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Michigan, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of East High Street and South Milwaukee Street, on the right when traveling west on East High Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 152 East High Street, Jackson MI 49203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Missionary Baptist Church: (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mt. Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mount Evergreen Cemetery / The Underground Railroad In Jackson
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); Deland Point: A Humanitarian Hub (approx. 0.8 miles away); Austin Blair (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Hurst Professional Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Mary Star of the Sea Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  Elnora Moorman Obituary. (Submitted on December 5, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
 
Elnora Moorman Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, November 28, 2022
2. Elnora Moorman Plaza Marker
Elnora Moorman Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, November 28, 2022
3. Elnora Moorman Plaza
Elnora Moorman Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, November 28, 2022
4. Elnora Moorman Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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