Adoption of Tree on MLK Festival Grounds
Thank you, City of Temple and Parks and Recreation, for the donated trees and the to-be-adopted tree with markers for our inaugural planting of trees in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Life Member Organization of the NAACP Temple Branch.
The NAACP Temple Branch will dedicate five inaugural trees, one tree adopted in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s honor, and four trees plannted as a tribute representing our current long-time Church, Organizational, and Business Life Members.
#1-MLK Festival Grounds 220 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Temple, TX 76501
Marker: NAACP Temple Branch Tree Adopted Jan 2023 Dr MLK Jr Day
#2-Mt Zion Missionary Baptist Church - 417 S 13th St, Temple, TX 76504
#3-St. James Lodge #71 306 South 12th Street (The African American Churches Historic District)
#4-Victory Missionary Baptist Church - 1001 E Avenue A, Temple, TX 76501
#5-St. James United Methodist Church – 707 S 3rd Street, Temple, TX 76504
Life Member Marker: NAACP Temple Branch LIFE MEMBER Planted 2023 Dr MLK Jr Day
The trees represent life and the NAACP's Growing Change in our branch and community. Watch the numbers grow across the city on the interactive map on the website. The plantings will be at Life Member's scheduling, documented, and placed on our website.
Find out more about our Life Membership Drive Here
Click on the image for a live interactive map. Watch the map grow over the years as we add more Life Memberships.