Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Rosa Louise Parks
She sat down - So we can stand up
—February 4, 1913 - October 24, 2005 —
Erected 2006 by the Evelyn Gibson Lowery Civil Rights Heritage Tour, SCLC Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now.
Location. 32° 21.94′ N, 86° 17.764′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street and University Drive North, on the right when traveling north on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Located on the campus of Alabama State University. Marker is at or near this postal address: 845 South Jackson Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of Montgomery Bus Boycott (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama State University / Tullibody (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marshall J. Moore House (about 400 feet away); Home of Ralph David Abernathy (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Nat "King" Cole Alabama State University / Tatum Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Georgia Gilmore (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
More about this marker. Artist & Sculptor is Ronald Scott McDowell.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Montgomery Advertiser article on monument. (Submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 5, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.