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King Lincoln District Arch

 
 
King Lincoln District Arch Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 31, 2008
1. King Lincoln District Arch Marker
Inscription. The King Lincoln District was established in July 2002 to honor the historic heart and soul of Columbus’ African American community. This arch, welcoming all to the King Lincoln District, is dedicated to our shared history and our commitment to the neighborhood’s future. The arch sits at the gateway of the District, which begins at the first church for African Americans in Columbus, St. Paul AME.

Dedicated July 16, 2006
Michael B. Coleman, Mayor
Columbus City Council
Matthew D. Habash, President
Kevin L. Boyce • Mary Jo Hudson • Michael C. Mentel • Maryellen O'Shaughnessy • Charelta B. Tavares • Patsy A. Thomas
 
Erected 2006 by City of Columbus.
 
Location. 39° 58.005′ N, 82° 59.066′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Long Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Long Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of St. Paul A.M.E. Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 639 E. Long Street, Columbus OH 43215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (here, next to this marker); James Thurber (about
King Lincoln District Arch and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., December 31, 2008
2. King Lincoln District Arch and Marker
St. Paul A.M.E. Church and marker in background.
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park (about 500 feet away); Elijah Pierce (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lincoln Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Bellows / Roy Lichtenstein (approx. ¼ mile away); Shiloh Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Clair Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
King Lincoln District Arch Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 20, 2009
3. King Lincoln District Arch
 
 
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