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Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Warren Memorial Methodist Church - Fulton Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 44.956 W 084° 25.050
16S E 739217 N 3737352
Quick Description: This marker to the Mount Moriah Baptist Church and the Warren Memorial Methodist Church is located at the Mount Moriah Baptist Church on Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. at Fair St. in the West End district of Atlanta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/12/2009 4:13:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM7WB5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Warren Memorial Methodist Church - 200 Ashby Street


These two churches offered spiritual guidance to the Atlanta University students and, during the Civil Rights movement, supported activities such as voter registration drives. Found as Little Rock Baptist Church in 1913, Mount Moriah was renamed by Rev. W. H. Brown in 1915. Established in 1874, Warren Memorial moved here in 1944. In 1960, Southern student activists gathered at Mount Mariah and pledged to continue their protest, as the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, SNCC and other civil rights leaders rallied for equal rights at Warren Memorial throughout the 1960s.

Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: None

Date: None

Sponsor: Unknown

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