White Hall in Lowndes County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Marchers, Supporters, Hecklers
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
As you walked you saw people coming, waving, bringing you something to drink. You saw the power of the most powerful country on the face of the earth, the United States government. The United States military provided protection for this nonviolent crusade.
Erected 2015 by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 16.201′ N, 86° 43.617′ W. Marker is in White Hall, Alabama, in Lowndes County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 80 west of White Hall Road. Touch for map. Located within the National Park Service Lowndes Interpretive Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7002 US-80, Hayneville AL 36040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Day Two (a few steps from this marker); No Isolated Incident (within shouting distance of this marker); You Gotta Move (within shouting distance of this marker); A Price Paid (within shouting distance of this marker); After the March—Tent City (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); It Started in Selma (about 400 feet away); Holy Ground Battlefield (about 700 feet away); Mount Gillard Baptist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Hall.
Regarding Marchers, Supporters, Hecklers. This National Park Service site is dedicated to those who peacefully marched 54 miles from Selma to the state capitol of Montgomery in order to gain the right to vote. This significant contribution to the trail serves as a reservoir of information about the unfortunate, yet significant, events that occurred in Lowndes County during the march. The museum exhibits interpret various events, including the confrontation of seminarian Jonathan Daniels; the slaying of Viola Liuzzo, a white woman who assisted the marchers by transporting them to Selma; and the establishment of Tent City, made up of temporary dwellings filled with cots, heaters, food and water that benefited families dislodged by white landowners in Lowndes County.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.