Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The Niagara Movement
Erected 2006 by Star Lodge No 1 F&AM and Jefferson Co. Black History Pres. SOC.; West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 39° 19.474′ N, 77° 44.425′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Fillmore Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Foundations of Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Storer College Veterans Memorial GateVirginia Lodge No. 1 (a few steps from this marker); A Land Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); That was the happiest time of my life. (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Second Meeting of the Niagara Movement (within shouting distance of this marker); The Black Americans (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . The Niagara Movement. Photos of the movement and the resolutions passed at Harpers Ferry. (Submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,186 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on May 21, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3. submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.