Near Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Honoring: Amelia Boynton Robinson - Marie Foster
"Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965
Mothers of the Civil Rights Movement
Before and Beyond the Bridge
Didn't Let Nothing Turn Them Around!
The Evelyn Gibson Lowery Heritage Tour
and SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
Women's Organization Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
National Voting Rights
Museum and Institute
Rose Toure, President
March 6, 2005
Erected 2005 by The Evelyn Gibson Lowery Heritage Tour and SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
Location. 32° 24.183′ N, 87° 1.01′ 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); In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Edmund Pettus Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940 'Bloody Sunday' Attack at Edmund Pettus Bridge / U.S. Congress Approves Voting Rights Act of 1965 (approx. ¼ mile away); Water Avenue (approx. ¼ mile away); This Tablet Commemorates the Visit of Lafayette (approx. ¼ mile away); St. James Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles 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 Amelia Boynton Robinson. (Submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Marie Foster. (Submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Women •
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 72 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 18, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.