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A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
1. A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections Marker
Inscription.  Since 1898, White Rock Baptist Church, St. Joseph A.M.E. Church, Stanford L. Warren Library, Lincoln Hospital, John Avery Boys and Girls Club, North Carolina College, and Durham Public Schools are all connected historically to black businesses on Parrish Street as beneficiaries of leadership, vision, and means.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 35° 59.753′ N, 78° 54.019′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is on West Orange Street north of West Parrish Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 West Parrish Street, Durham NC 27701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Wall Street (a few steps from this marker); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (a few steps from this marker); A Black Capital for the World to See (a few steps
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By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
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from this marker); Empowering and Diverse Opportunities (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malbourne A Angier (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 700 feet away); Roll of Honor (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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