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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Levi Coffin

1789 - 1877

 
 
Levi Coffin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
1. Levi Coffin Marker
Inscription.
Anti-slavery leader,
reputed president of
“Underground Railroad,”
was born about 4 miles
north. Moved to Indiana
in 1826.

 
Erected 1988 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 46.)
 
Location. 36° 5.385′ N, 79° 53.226′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of W Friendly Avenue and George White Road, on the right when traveling west on W Friendly Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Underground Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Guilford College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Gurney Cannon (about 400 feet away); New Garden Friends Meeting (about 700 feet away); 1757 New Garden Land Purchase (approx. 0.2 miles away); Randall Jarrell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of New Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); Dolly Madison (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR
 
Levi Coffin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
2. Levi Coffin Marker
Marker in Greensboro image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 4, 2013
3. Marker in Greensboro
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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