From the Times Gone By History of Montgomery, AL facebook (picture's source as well) This may be the building and the rooms that were built by the Estelle family around 1850. Mary Ann Neely's 2010 book of notes about Blue's History of Mont. says that Estelle Hall and Concert Hall were upstairs at what is now 67 Dexter Avenue. On Feb 18, 1861, Jefferson Davis's inaugural reception took place in the Concert Hall. These rooms are located between the Kress store and Looking Good store on Dexter.
G T @Greg T Instagram photos | Websta - Dr Martin Luther King's home was bombed w/his wife & 1st child home. He told his followers to go home. "If you have weapons please leave, if you don't please don't seek them. We cannot solve this problem with violence. We must meet violence with non-violence. Love your enemies. Bless those that curse you, pray for those that despitely use you. Remember this movement will not stop because God is with it"
An amazing charity - www.postpals.co.uk - check it out. They are looking for people to write/send cards to children with serious/terminal illnesses because receiving post always puts smiles on their faces. Such a simple idea, so easy to do and it can make so much difference. Take a look at the website its incredible!
January 10, 1957: Six pre-dawn bombings in Montgomery damage four black churches and two ministers' homes, including that of Montgomery Bus Boycott leader Ralph Abernathy. The violence came on the heels of several shooting incidents in which recently desegregated city buses were fired upon.
December 1, 1955 In response to the Rosa Parks incident, a bus boycott in Montgomery, a political and and social protest campaign came about. The main purpose and goal of the bus boycott was to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on public transportation. This boycott lasted from December 1, 1955 until December 20, 1956, and ended with a United States Supreme Court ruling that Alabama and Montgomery laws requiring segregated buses unconstitutional.