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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Melville B. Cox

1799-1833

 
 
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By Devry Jones, November 9, 2018
1. Melville B. Cox Marker
Inscription.
Minister of Edenton St. Methodist Church, 1831. First American Methodist Missionary to Africa, 1833.
"Let a thousand fall before Africa be given up.

 
Erected by The United Methodist Church.
 
Location. 35° 46.886′ N, 78° 38.581′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on West Edenton Street east of North Dawson Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 228 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Carolina Medical Board (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); L. O’B. Branch (about 400 feet away); Eugenics Board (about 500 feet away); Freedmen’s Convention (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Olivia Raney Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); A.I.A Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carolina Power & Light Car Barn & Automobile Garage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
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Melville B. Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 9, 2018
2. Melville B. Cox Marker
 
 
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