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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1307 South Alston Avenue, Durham NC 27707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clyde R. Hoey Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Edward Shepard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Beulah C. Bowens Fuller (approx. 0.4 miles away); Centennial Chapel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shepard House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Site of Hillside High School
North Carolina Central University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, January 8, 2011
2. North Carolina Central University Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Bull City Blues (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Philip's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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