Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home

National Monument - Mississippi

The Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument, also known as Medgar Evers House, is a historic house museum at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Built in 1956, it was the home of African-American civil rights activist Medgar Evers (1925-1963) at the time of his assassination.

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Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home NM https://www.nps.gov/memy/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medgar_and_Myrlie_Evers_Home_National_Monument The Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument, also known as Medgar Evers House, is a historic house museum at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Built in 1956, it was the home of African-American civil rights activist Medgar Evers (1925-1963) at the time of his assassination. Medgar and Myrlie Evers were partners in the civil rights struggle. The assassination of Medgar Evers in the carport of their home on June 12, 1963, was the first murder of a nationally significant leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, and it became a catalyst for passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Myrlie Evers continued to promote issues of racial equality and social justice. The national monument is located in Jackson, Mississippi, off Medgar Evers Blvd., approximately 1.5 miles southeast of I-220. If you wish to collect an NPS passport cancellation stamp, visit Mississippi Civil Rights Museum at 222 North Street, less than 5 miles drive from the national monument. Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home A small ranch-style home, aqua in color with light brown brick accents, sits on a shaded lot. Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument Medgar Evers at Work A black and white photo of a black man in a white shirt sitting at a desk next to a typewriter. Medgar Evers at work. Medgar Evers Close up black and white image of a black man with a pencil mustache. Medgar Evers Staff Spotlight: Keena Graham Meet Keena Graham, who is the Superintendent of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers National Monument. Keena Graham smiling in front of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers National Monument

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