Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The “I Have a Dream Committee”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join us for our annual march held on the observed holiday starting at the courthouse and ending at the Douglass Community Center.
Erected 2011 by the “I Have a Dream Committee”.
Location. 39° 6.911′ N, 77° 33.804′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on East Market Street (Virginia Route 7). Touch for map. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk passing the Loudoun County Courthouse across East Market Street from the Post Office at 15 East Market Street. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Loudoun County Court Square (a few steps from this marker); In Honor of The Loudoun Citizens… (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Glorious Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Heroic Dead Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Loudoun County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); Mt. Zion United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); The Tolbert Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
Also see . . . MLK, Jr. Memorial Dedicated in Downtown Leesburg: Annual March Route Permanently Designated. Annual March Route Permanently Designated; USA 9, Leigh Macdonald, Saturday, February 12th, 2011. (Submitted on November 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.