Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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 —

 
Rosa Louise Parks Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 9, 2016
1. Rosa Louise Parks Statue
Inscription.
Mother of the modern day civil rights movement

 
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
Rear view of Rosa Louise Parks Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 9, 2016
2. Rear view of Rosa Louise Parks Monument.
Lists the sponsors of the monument. Alabama State University John Lewis Laborers' International Unions of North America Montgomery Improvement Association Northshield Security Products Daimler Chrysler Dr. Camille O. Cosby Dr. William H. Cosby, Jr.
(approx. ¼ mile away); 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.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsRailroads & StreetcarsWomen
 
Rosa Louise Parks Monument image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain ca. 1955
3. Rosa Louise Parks Monument
Photograph of Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Archives record ID: 306-PSD-65-1882 (Box 93). Source: Ebony Magazine
Marker at intersection of Jackson Street & University Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
4. Marker at intersection of Jackson Street & University Drive.
Across street from Rosa Parks monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
5. Across street from Rosa Parks monument.
Monument in front of Tullibody Fine Arts Center. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2015
6. Monument in front of Tullibody Fine Arts Center.
 
 
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 255 times since then and 68 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.
Paid Advertisement