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North Carolina Central University

 
 
North Carolina Central University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, January 8, 2011
1. North Carolina Central University Marker
Inscription. Founded 1910 by James E. Shepard for Negroes. State liberal arts college, 1925-1969. Now a regional university.
 
Erected 1970 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G 53.)
 
Location. 35° 58.509′ N, 78° 53.617′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of South Alston Avenue and East Lawson Street, on the left when traveling north on South Alston Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1307 South Alston Avenue, Durham NC 27707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bull City Blues (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Sprunt Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Durham's Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Merrick (approx. 1.5 miles away); Black Wall Street (approx. 1.5 miles away); Royal Ice Cream Sit-In (approx. 1.8 miles away); James E. Shepard (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Central University History - NCCU website. (Submitted on January 13, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
North Carolina Central University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, January 8, 2011
2. North Carolina Central University Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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