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Near Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr.

 
 
In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 12, 2015
1. In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker
Inscription.
Leader of
The Selma-Montgomery March
"Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965
He Fed the Hungry
"Unbossed and Unbought"
1926-2000
Presented by
SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. Inc.
Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
March 3, 2002

 
Erected 2002 by the Evelyn Gibson Lowery Heritage Tour and SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
 
Location. 32° 24.183′ N, 87° 1.013′ W. Marker is near Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on Business U.S. 80 north of Old Montgomery Highway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 US-80, Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Honorable John Lewis (here, next to this marker); Honoring: Amelia Boynton Robinson - Marie Foster (here, next to this marker); Edmund Pettus Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940 (approx. ¼ mile away); 'Bloody Sunday' Attack at Edmund Pettus Bridge / U.S. Congress Approves Voting Rights Act of 1965
In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker on far left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 12, 2015
2. In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. Marker on far left.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Water Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away); This Tablet Commemorates the Visit of Lafayette (approx. ¼ mile away); Ecor Bienville (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
More about this marker. Located at the southern end of the Edmund Pettus bridge in the Selma Civil Rights Memorial Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Hosea Williams. (Submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. King Encyclopedia article on Hosea Williams. (Submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & ReligionCivil Rights
 
The Edmund Pettus Bridge, just beyond the marker on far left background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
3. The Edmund Pettus Bridge, just beyond the marker on far left background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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