Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Lynching of Bunk Richardson
Erected 2016 by Equal Justice Initiative.
Location. 34° 0.663′ N, 85° 59.938′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is on First Street. At bridge over Coosa River, where lynching took place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden AL 35901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John H. Wisdom (within shouting distance of this marker); Emma Sansom Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Harvey Loyalty Day (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gadsden, Alabama (about 300 feet away); Gadsden Amphitheater (approx. ľ mile away); Gadsden Municipal Amphitheatre (approx. ľ mile away); Gadsden Times-News Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
Also see . . . EJI Dedicates Lynching Marker in Gadsden, Alabama, for Bunk Richardson. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2019, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 3. submitted on April 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.