Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Black Churches Provide Signiﬁcant Support for the March and Voting
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
—Holt Street under Interstates 65 and 85 —
The combination of mass nonviolent protest with Christian ethics became the model for challenging segregation in the South, and the churches in these thriving black communities deserve much of the credit for that success.
Location. 32° 22.102′ N, 86° 19.248′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Holt Street and Stone Street, on the right when traveling south on South Holt Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 467 South Holt Street, Montgomery AL 36108, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal AME Zion Church (a few steps from this marker); Highway Construction Destroys Historic Black Neighborhoods (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman W. White, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Day Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loveless School/Henry Allen Loveless (approx. ¼ mile away); Four Points: One of Several Black Business Hubs in Montgomery (approx. ¼ mile away); Holt Street Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Percy Lavon Julian (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Categories. • African Americans • Churches, Etc. • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.