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Fresno in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

1929 - 1968

 
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Inscription.

"I have a dream..."

Nobel Peace Prize 1964

Dedicated January 18, 1988

 
Erected 1988 by King Memorial Project Coordinators and Sponsors.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location. 36° 44.153′ N, 119° 47.366′ W. Marker is in Fresno, California, in Fresno County. Touch for map. Monument is on the south grounds of the county courthouse, about 300 feet north of the intersection of Van Ness Avenue and Tulare Street. Marker is in this post office area: Fresno CA 93721, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fresno County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lao Hmong American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fresno (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Purple Heart Memorial (about 300 feet away); William Saroyan (about 300 feet away); Honoring the Ex-Braceros and Their Contributions (about 300 feet away); Viva Liberation (about 500 feet away); David of Sassoon (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fresno.
 
Also see . . .
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
2. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
. (Submitted on March 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute. (Submitted on March 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. "I Have a Dream" Speech. (Submitted on March 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
3. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Project Marker
On back of monument
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
4. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Dedication
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 784 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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