Dyersburg in Dyer County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Mrs. Rosa M. Parks
Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
The Citizens of Dyersburg, Tennessee gratefully acknowledge how far we’ve come and how much better we can be if we step beyond the shackles of the past.
Location. 36° 0.396′ N, 89° 23.9′ W. Marker is in Dyersburg, Tennessee, in Dyer County. Marker is at the intersection of Bypass U.S. 51 and South Main Avenue (Business Tennessee Highway 3), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 51Bypass . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dyersburg TN 38024, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dyer County in the War (approx. 1.9 miles away); Otho French Strahl (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dyer County / Lauderdale County (approx. 4.1 miles away); William Nash Key Corner (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dyersburg Army Airfield (approx. 7.3 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 14.3 miles away); Parks Cemetery Ridge Memorial Plaza (approx. 17.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dyersburg.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.