Remembering Dr. King

Remembering Dr. King (HMW4A)

Location: Columbia, SC 29205 Richland County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 0.02', W 81° 0.996'

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The honorary designation of Harden Street and installation of markers in the name of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. recognizes the achievements of a man who inspired the world to embrace equality and non-violence to which he dedicated his life. Dr. King served as Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia. At age 35, Dr. King was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. On April 4, 1968, he was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sponsors: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; Alpha Psi Lambda Chapter, Columbia, SC; Cromartie Law Firm, LLC; Belinda Gergel, PhD;
Columbia City Council: Robert D. Coble, Mayor; E.W. Cromartie, II; Sam Davis; Tameika Isaac Devine; Daniel J. Rickenmann; Kirkman Finlay, III; Belinda Gergel, PhD; Steve Gantt, Interim City Manager; S. Allison Baker, Sr. Assistant City Manager.
Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation Committee, Durham E. Carter, Chair; Mayor Robert D. Coble and Councilman E.W. Cromartie, Co-Chairs

HM NumberHMW4A
Series This marker is part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. series
Year Placed2011
Placed ByMartin Luther King Memorial Foundation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 7:27am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 498467 N 3762193
Decimal Degrees34.00033333, -81.01660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.02', W 81° 0.996'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 1.20" N, 81° 0' 59.76" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-847 Harden St, Columbia SC 29205, US
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