Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Five Points Area: A Unique Blend of Communities in 1965
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Following the Civil War, this neighborhood evolved from large mansion homes to more simplified, framed homes inhabited by railway workers, grocers carpenters and laborers. The character of the Five Points neighborhood has also evolved from a privileged homogenous area into a diverse community that combines middle class families, professionals, and an artistic, eccentric segment. This convergence of races cultures, backgrounds, and interests lends Five Points a character unlike other areas of Montgomery.
Erected 2015 by the City of Montgomery. (Marker Number 8.)
Location. 32° 22.419′ N, 86° 18.907′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Goldthwaite Street and Montgomery Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Goldthwaite Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Transatlantic Slave Trade (about 700 feet away); Judge Frank M. Johnson: Judicial Fairness in the Age of Segregation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Racial Inequality in the United States (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery Racial Segregation on Buses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kahl Montgomery/Catoma Street Church of Christ (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Ship A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Four Points: One of Several Black Business Hubs in Montgomery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 20, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.