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Woodland Park in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 
 
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By Michael La Place, September 21, 2014
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Inscription. On September 11, 1966, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited this site, the home of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Deual Rice, after speaking at the celebration of Dr. Rice's retirement as Pastor of Union Baptist Church in Montclair.
 
Erected 2014 by Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location. 40° 53.115′ N, 74° 12.162′ W. Marker is in Woodland Park, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lackawanna Avenue (County Route 632) and Westerholt. Touch for map. Marker is near front door to house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 377 Lackawanna Avenue, Little Falls NJ 07424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Notch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington’s Lookout (approx. 0.8 miles away); Little Falls Veterans Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Woods Road (approx. 1.4 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); American Encampment (approx. 1.4 miles away); Watchung Ridge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rogers Millwright Shop (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael La Place
2. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
Not visible from public streets. At top of hill on entrance drive to property, which is currently a children's day care center.
 
Regarding Martin Luther King, Jr.. Gift of Passaic County in honor of the Centennial of the Borough of Woodland Park, formerly West Paterson.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsPeacePolitics
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael La Place
3. Martin Luther King, Jr. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2014, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on November 6, 2014. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2014, by Michael La Place of Passaic County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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