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In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr.

1936 - 2000

 
 
In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 8, 2013
1. In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr. Marker
Inscription.
– Pioneer Freedom Fighter
– Champion of
Voting Rights
– Bold advocate for
the poor
and oppressed

Presented by
SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., INC.
Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now
Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair

 
Erected 2001 by SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., Inc.
 
Location. 32° 38.026′ N, 87° 19.069′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is on Pickens Street near Green Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Albert Turner Courthouse Annex. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pickens Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Honoring: Reverend James Orange (a few steps from this marker); Muckle's Ridge (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate 6-pounder Field Gun (about 400 feet away); Jimmie Lee Jackson / Jackson's Death Led to 'Bloody Sunday' March (about 400 feet away); A Seed is Planted (about 400 feet away); Perry County Veterans Memorial
Marker located in front of the Albert Turner Courthouse Annex. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 8, 2013
2. Marker located in front of the Albert Turner Courthouse Annex.
(about 400 feet away); Nicola Marschall (about 500 feet away); Marion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Albert Turner. (Submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil Rights
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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