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Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The “I Have a Dream Committee”

Established 1992

 
 
The “I Have a Dream Committee” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
1. The “I Have a Dream Committee” Marker
Inscription.
Formed to commemorate the life of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
And to bring together our community in celebration of his lifework and vision of racial harmony and equality for all

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.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers
The “I Have a Dream Committee” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
2. The “I Have a Dream Committee” Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Loudoun County Courthouse (about 300 feet away); The Tolbert Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (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 AmericansCivil Rights
 
Martin Luther King image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
3. Martin Luther King
Close-up of image on marker
“I Have a Dream” March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
4. “I Have a Dream” March Marker
At East Market and Church Streets.
MLK Dream image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 8, 2017
5. MLK Dream
“I Have a Dream” March Marker at East Market and Church Streets.
 
 
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 36 times since then. 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.
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