Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oak Bluffs in Dukes County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Coleman Corners

 
 
Ralf Meshack and Luella "Granny" Coleman Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
1. Ralf Meshack and Luella "Granny" Coleman Marker
Inscription.  

African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard

honors Ralf Meshack Coleman
“Dean of Boston's Black Theatre”
First Black Director of the WPA Federal Theater Project (1935-1939)

and Luella “Granny” Coleman
whose vision created Coleman Corners

“Only you can stop you from achieving your goals"
 
Erected 2013 by African-American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard. (Marker Number 25.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 41° 27.639′ N, 70° 34.015′ W. Marker is in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. Marker is on Myrtle Avenue south of Glenwood Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Bluffs MA 02557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dorothy West (a few steps from this marker); Carrie Camillo Tankard and George Van Buren Tankard Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Powell House (within shouting distance of this marker);
Coleman Corners and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2021
2. Coleman Corners and Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
Shearer Cottage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bishop Gilbert Haven Cottage (approx. half a mile away); The Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Tabernacle (approx. half a mile away); Wesleyan Grove (approx. half a mile away); The Lawton Cottage (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Bluffs.
 
Also see . . .  Coleman Corners at the MV African American Heritage Trail Site. (Submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=177800

Paid Advertisement
Dec. 1, 2021