The Jonathan Daniels Memorial Site is located in Hayneville, Alabama and honors the memory of Jonathan Myrick Daniels, a white Episcopal seminarian who was murdered in 1965 while working to register Black voters in Lowndes County. The site consists of the courthouse where Daniels was arrested, the jail where he and other activists were held, and the location where he was fatally shot while trying to protect 17-year-old Ruby Sales.
The memorial site includes a plaque commemorating Daniels and the events that occurred in Lowndes County during the Civil Rights Movement. Visitors can also see a mural depicting the struggle for voting rights and racial equality. The site serves as a reminder of the ongoing struggle for justice and equality in America.
Corner of East Lafayette Street
& South Commerce Street
Hayneville, AL 36040