February 5, 1920 - March 3, 1990Georgia Gilmore, cited as a "solid energetic boycott participant and supporter." Lived in this house during the days of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Once arrested on a bus, Gilmore was ardent in her efforts to raise funds for the Movement and organized "Club From Nowhere" whose members baked pies and cakes for sale to both black and white customers. Opening her home to all, she tirelessly cooked meals for participants including Dr. Martin Luther King and Dr. Ralph Abernathy. Her culinary skills continued to aid the cause of justice as she actively worked to encourage civil rights for the remainder of her life.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 566125 N 3581713|
|Decimal Degrees||32.37043333, -86.29710000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 22.226', W 86° 17.826'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 22' 13.56" N, 86° 17' 49.56" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 452-462 Dericote St, Montgomery AL 36104, US|
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