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Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox

(1931 - 2011)

 
 
Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 17, 2021
1. Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox Marker
Inscription.  An American nonviolent Civil Rights activist and preacher, one of the original 13 Freedom Riders while Pastor 1958-1968 of Pilgrim Congregational Church located originally ˝ block east.
 
Erected 2019 by The Southwest Renewal Foundation of High Point, Inc., Civic Partners, and the City of High Point, North Carolina.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionCivil Rights.
 
Location. 35° 56.914′ N, 80° 0.565′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on Taylor Avenue just west of Gordy Place, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Ave, High Point NC 27260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Southern Furniture Exposition Building (approx. half a mile away); Myrtle Furr Hayworth Barthmaier (approx. half a mile away); High Point Market (approx. half a mile away); Guilford Technical Community College (approx. half a mile away); City Transfer and Storage Company, 1908
Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 17, 2021
2. Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Sewell Farlow Store (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ragan and Mills Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woolworth Students' Sit-in (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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