Leesburg Stockade in Georgia to have historical marker

https://www.gpbnews.org/post/girls-imprisoned-civil-rights-work-get-historical-marker

Fifty five years after I crawled up to the small stockade to photograph 14 imprisoned teenage civil rights protesters the State of Georgia will erect a highway historic marker honoring the sacrifices of the high school students. What these young girls did changed Georgia forever.

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2 Responses to “Leesburg Stockade in Georgia to have historical marker”
  1. Carol says:

    So glad to see this story but then was very saddened to see the story about three Ole Miss Students gleefully posing with guns in front of a shot up memorial to Emit Till a beautiful boy who was murdered for being black. Their University offered the weakens possible condemnation using words like inappropriate. What about words like cruel, bewilderingly heartless and demonstrating a total lack of humanity. They have had to repair this monument many times already.

  2. builder levy.com says:

    Thank you Danny, for sharing your powerful photograph of the “Leesburg Stockade Girls” heroic teens on the frontline in the fight for American democracy) you made in 1963.

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