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Gay Rights Demonstrations

July 4, 1965-1969

 
 
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By Richard Dworkin, September 29, 2009
1. Gay Rights Demonstrations Marker
Inscription. Annual public demonstrations for gay and lesbian equality were held at Independence Hall. These peaceful protests and New York's Stonewall riots in 1969 & Pride Parade in 1970 transformed a small national campaign into a civil rights movement.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 39° 56.964′ N, 75° 9.047′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In This Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Declaration Chamber (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (within shouting distance of this marker); West Wing - Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyCivil Rights
 
Gay Rights Demonstrations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Dworkin, September 29, 2009
2. Gay Rights Demonstrations Marker
Gay Rights Demonstrations Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Dworkin, September 29, 2009
3. Gay Rights Demonstrations Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2009, by Richard Dworkin of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 1,620 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2009, by Richard Dworkin of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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