The Crossroads Memorial will be dedicated on MLK Day, January 20, 2014

 

LBJ and MLK talk in the White House

 

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LBJ Library photo by Yoichi R. Okamoto, 03/18/1966
MLK LBJ Crossroads Project Logo

 

Sunday, January 19, 2014 6:30 p.m.
Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins San Marcos, Texas

Public reception honoring President Johnson and Dr. King and local Civil Rights Trailblazers, sponsored by the City of San Marcos at the Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. Special guests include Congressman Lloyd Doggett, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nick Kotz, and local Civil Rights Trailblazers.

Monday, January 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.
Beginning at the Hays County Courthouse
111 E. San Antonio Street, San Marcos

Annual MLK Observance: sponsored by the Dunbar Heritage Association with a special program and speakers, followed by a march down LBJ to MLK Drive.

LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial Dedication Ceremony: Dedication of the sculpture by Louisiana artist Aaron Hussey that commemorates the historic collaboration of President Johnson and Dr. King to forge Civil Rights legislation 50 years ago. Special guests include Aaron Hussey and Luci Johnson, daughter of President Johnson.

March to Dunbar Center for Peace Pie Social: Following the dedication, participants will march to Dunbar Center, 801 MLK Drive, for a Peace Pie Social sponsored by local churches and
El Centro Hispano Cultural de San Marcos.

The LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial Project is a community effort to establish a visible monument at the corner of LBJ and MLK drives in San Marcos, Texas. Funded by the City of San Marcos Arts Commission and donations from the community, the memorial will be designed by artist Aaron Hussey.

The history of the project can be found here.