Historical marker unveiled at birthplace of John Lewis

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The new historical marker is located in front of John Lewis' childhood home off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy.

The birthplace of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis now bears a historic marker, recognizing the significance that this tract of land off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy had on the Civil Rights icon’s life and legacy.

Unveiled during a special ceremony on Saturday, the marker was a project of The John R….

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TROY alum paints historic Lewis portrait

Karvarus Moore is a 2019 Troy University graduate currently enrolled at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.

Karvarus Moore is a 2019 Troy University graduate currently enrolled at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.

At the newly named John Roberts Lewis Hall, a portrait of the civil rights leader gazes upon Troy University students as they enter the academic building.

TROY graduate Karvarus Moore had the honor of painting the portrait that will be ingrained in Troy University’s history.

Moore is a Montgomery, Alabama native who graduated from Booker…

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Troy University officially dedicates John Robert Lewis Hall

Speakers at the event included U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell and Lewis' nephews.

Speakers at the event included U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell and Lewis' nephews.

A gentle breeze blew a cascade of autumn leaves through the air just as Rep. John Lewis’ nephew talked about the importance of “good trouble.”

On a day where hundreds gathered in the legendary civil rights icon’s home county to celebrate the naming of an academic building in his honor, it was as if the…

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