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

Freedmen’s Convention

 
 
Freedmen’s Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
1. Freedmen’s Convention Marker
Inscription.
Delegates resolved to
seek equal rights for
state’s freed blacks.
Met, Sept. 29 – Oct. 3,
1865, one block north.

 
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number H 109.)
 
Location. 35° 46.843′ N, 78° 38.725′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillsborough Street, on the right when traveling west on Hillsborough Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on Hillsborough Street, between N Harrington Street and N West Street. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. L. O’B. Branch (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carolina Power & Light Car Barn & Automobile Garage (about 700 feet away); North Carolina Medical Board (about 800 feet away); Melville B. Cox (about 800 feet away); “Elmwood” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eugenics Board (approx. ¼ mile away); A.I.A Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); Josephus Daniels (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
Freedmen’s Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
2. Freedmen’s Convention Marker
Marker on Hillsborough Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
3. Marker on Hillsborough Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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