Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Tribute to Montgomery's “Foot Soldiers”
The ten bronze roundels displayed on this wall are a tribute to the "foot soldiers" who toiled for 382 days during the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 and 1956. The roundels depict individuals who were involved in, and events that occurred during, this important "Struggle for Justice."
The artwork by Winfred A. Hawkins is funded by the generous support of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama.
Erected 2007 by Troy University and Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama.
Location. 32° 22.592′ N, 86° 18.686′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Molton Street, on the right when traveling south on Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 252 Montgomery Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott (a few steps from this marker); The First White House of the Confederacy (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Montgomery’s Slave Markets / First Emancipation Observance - 1866 (about 600 feet away); Judge Frank M. Johnson: Judicial Fairness in the Age of Segregation Naming the City of Montgomery / Brigadier General Richard Montgomery (about 700 feet away); Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce (about 700 feet away); Court Square Fountain (about 700 feet away); The Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and US Courthouse (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Montgomery Advertiser article about roundels. (Submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.