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Jailed as a leader in the struggle for voting rights Perry County, Alabama - 1965 - "Hey Leader!" SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., INC. Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
- Pioneer Freedom Fighter - Champion of Voting Rights - Bold advocate for the poor and oppressed Presented by SCLC/W.O.M.E.N., INC. Women's Organizational Movement for Equality Now Evelyn G. Lowery, Founder/Chair
Erected By The Cadet Corps 1923-1924 Cadets Jefferson Bryant Meharg and Lawrence Christopher Olsen who lost their lives in the burning of college barracks March 17, 1924 "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his l…
This gun was cast at Tuscaloosa, Ala. in the early days of the Civil War. It was intended for local defense and was bought by private subscriptions through the efforts of Dr. O. L. Shivers, Sr. 1861 —— 1865. Resigned t…
Truth · Honor · Service To commemorate those alumni of Marion Military Institute whose lives were taken in the Korean War 25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953 Bruce Beveridge, Jr. Edward S. Guthrie Frank B. Howze William B.…
Built in 1832 as a law office for John Lockhart; bought in 1880 by the Young Men's Christian Association, this being the first chapter south of the Mason-Dixon Line to own a building; Andrew Barry Moore Chapter of the U.D.C. organized here in 1903…
In memory of those who served and those who died so others might live free killed in action Killed in Action George B. Lee Claude H. Cargile William O. Brantley, Jr. Robert W. BrunsonHugh M. Byrd, Jr. Joseph R. MitchellCharles W. Davi…
Front Jimmie Lee Jackson Voting Rights Martyr The death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, shot after police disrupted a peaceful nighttime demonstration in Marion, inspired the first attempted march from Selma to Montgomery that led to passage of the Vo…
County Seat of Perry County Population 4457 Founded by Anderson West in 1822 Home of Judson College and Marion Military Institute Friendly People Welcome You.
On February 18, 1965, a night march was planned to support activist James Orange, incarcerated in the Perry County Jail. Preachers led participants from this church, Zion Chapel Methodist, the physical and spiritual base of the movement in Marion.…