Leesburg Stockade in Georgia to have 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.

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

    This is wonderful. We need to push to immortalize these heroes before we lose this generation. The photos were the start to keeping the story alive and a monument to the truth is a great next step.

  2. 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.

  3. 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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