Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Name: Dexter Avenue Baptist Church
Class: House of Worship
County: Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 142492
Dexter Avenue Baptist Church is located at:
Elevation 73 meters above sea level, in
Montgomery County, Alabama, U.S.A.
National Historic Landmark
This small, eclectic-style church (1878) served as the original headquarters of the Montgomery Improvement Association, headed by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968), which carried out a successful boycott of segregated city buses in 1955.
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