Dr. Felix Henry Dunn Historical

Dr. Felix Henry Dunn Historical (HM1XFA)

Location: Gulfport, MS 39501 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 22.412', W 89° 6.46'

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An African American physician, lived and practiced medicine here fron 1953 until 2002. His work to register African American voters provoked repeated death threats and fire bombing of his clinic. He was president of the Gulfport Branch NAACP and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., treating injured protestors during the Selma to Montgomery marches. A champion of public housing and Head Start centers, Dr. Dunn was the first African American to serve on the Harrison County Development Commission.
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HM NumberHM1XFA
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 297463 N 3362061
Decimal Degrees30.37353333, -89.10766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 22.412', W 89° 6.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 22' 24.72" N, 89° 6' 27.6" W
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Area Code(s)228
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1919 38th Ave, Gulfport MS 39501, US
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