Murray Atkins Walls Civil Rights Pioneer

Murray Atkins Walls Civil Rights Pioneer (HM1Z6T)

Location: Louisville, KY 40203 Jefferson County
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N 38° 14.653', W 85° 45.487'

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Murray Atkins Walls
Civil Rights Pioneer

Born in 1899, Walls fought to end segregation in public housing, city libraries, and local Girl Scouts. Walls led the movement that intergrated Girl Scout programs and camps by 1956. She was the first black woman to serve on the Girl Scout Board and the Ky. State Board of Education. Walls died in 1993.
Presented by the Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana
HM NumberHM1Z6T
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed2004
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society · Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 608673 N 4233641
Decimal Degrees38.24421667, -85.75811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.653', W 85° 45.487'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 39.18" N, 85° 45' 29.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 351 York St, Louisville KY 40203, US
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