Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church (HMGOP)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 22.644', W 86° 18.168'

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Organized 1877

The second black Baptist Church in Montgomery. First pastor was Rev. C. O. Boothe. Present structure built 1885. Designed by Pelham J. Anderson; built by William Watkins, a member of the congregation.Many prominent black citizens of Montgomery have been members, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as pastor (1954-1960). Montgomery bus boycott organized here December 2, 1955.
Series This marker is part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
Year Placed1980
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 565583 N 3582482
Decimal Degrees32.37740000, -86.30280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.644', W 86° 18.168'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 38.64" N, 86° 18' 10.08" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 454 Dexter Ave, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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