Crossroads Memorial

  1. Civil Rights

    On July 2, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, just 8 months after taking office.

  2. Dream for Memorial

    In about 2001 during a march celebrating MLK’s birthday, community leaders and officials stopped at the corner of LBJ Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive There the dream for a memorial was born.

  3. Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) & San Marcos

    Lyndon Baines Johnson moved here to begin his studies in San Marcos in 1927 and received a bachelor of science in history and a permanent high school teaching certificate in 1930.

  4. Strength & Promise

    Amid signs of decay are hints of an emerging future identity for San Marcos that builds on the strengths of the past and the promise of days ahead.

  5. Timeline of Memorial Creation

    Read an overview of the Memorial creation process.

  6. Voting Rights Act

    In August 1965 the continued collaboration between Dr. King and President Johnson resulted in the Voting Rights Act.