Erected 1963During the Civil Rights Movement, members of the African-American community pressured the Mayor and City Council of Atlanta to integrate the city's fire department. In 1962, Mayor Ivan Alan, authorized the first hiring of sixteen African American firemen. On April 1, 1963, after completing training, they were housed at Fire Station No. 16, as stations were not yet integrated.
|Placed By||Atlanta City Council Member At-Large Michael Julian Bond|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 738766 N 3738901|
|Decimal Degrees||33.76333333, -84.42195000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 45.8', W 84° 25.317'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 45' 48" N, 84° 25' 19.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||404, 678, 770|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1048 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta GA 30314, US|
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