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Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Harriet Jacobs

c.1813~1897

 
 
Harriet Jacobs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
1. Harriet Jacobs Marker
Inscription. Fugitive slave, writher & abolitionist. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) depicts her early life. Lived in Edenton.
 
Erected 1998 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number A 72.)
 
Location. 36° 3.706′ N, 76° 36.47′ W. Marker is in Edenton, North Carolina, in Chowan County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street (State Highway 32) and Gale Street, on the right when traveling north on North Broad Street. Click for map. Located in front of Vistors Center in Edenton NC. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 North Broad Street, Edenton NC 27932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edenton United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson Walker (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Iredell House (about 300 feet away); Joseph Hewes (about 300 feet away); James Iredell (about 300 feet away); Samuel Johnston (about 300 feet away); Thomas C. Manning (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Edenton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Judgement Day. Rsource Bank Teacher Guide
Picture of Harriet Ann Jacobs on display at Vistors Center Edenton NC image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
2. Picture of Harriet Ann Jacobs on display at Vistors Center Edenton NC
(Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (penname Linda Brent) (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. Harriet Jacobss First Assignment. Part of the New York Times' Disunion series, Scott Korb's article (Sept. 7, 2012) depicts Harriet Jacobs' reporting on refugee life in Washington, D.C. in 1862. (Submitted on September 7, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Vistor Center Edenton NC image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 12, 2010
3. Vistor Center Edenton NC
Harriet Jacobs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
4. Harriet Jacobs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,316 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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