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Oak Tree Planted in Honor of

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 
Oak Tree Planted in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 3, 2008
1. Oak Tree Planted in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Inscription. Minister of the Gospel, Author, Nobel Laureate, Civil Rights Leader, and Drum Major for Justice.

Dedicated by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Gov. James S. Gilmore, III, and the Citizens of Virginia on November 14, 2001
 
Erected 2001.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location. 37° 32.384′ N, 77° 26.031′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Touch for map. Marker is located in Capitol Square. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Flood Byrd ( within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Monument ( within shouting distance of this marker); Inauguration of Davis ( within shouting distance of this marker); Freedmen's Bureau Freedman's Bank ( within shouting distance of this marker); William Smith ( within shouting distance of this marker); Zero Milestone ( within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Edmund Randolph ( within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas J. Jackson, General CSA ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansCivil RightsNotable Persons
 
Oak Tree Planted in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., January 3, 2008
2. Oak Tree Planted in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 10, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 10, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
 
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