Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
From Bus Boycott to Voting Rights: Community Activism 1955-65
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
— West Jefferson Davis near Loveless School —
During the 13-month Montgomery Bus Boycott, community leaders encouraged Montgomery "everyday residents" to continue the long walks to work and home. The churches provided respite and support each week, reminding people that their suffering was for a higher cause.
Erected 2015 by the City of Montgomery. (Marker Number 4.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 32° 21.966′ N, 86° 19.445′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of West Jeff Davis Avenue and Bragg Street, on the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Jeff Davis Avenue, Montgomery AL 36108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loveless School/Henry Allen Loveless (within shouting distance of this marker); Highway Construction Destroys Historic Black Neighborhoods (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holt Street Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Day Street Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Black Churches Provide Significant Support for the March and Voting (approx. ¼ mile away); Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal AME Zion Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Sherman W. White, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.