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Institute in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Chartered December 26, 1922

 
 
Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker
Inscription.  
Charter Members
Inne Bowyer • Thelma Brown • Louise Coleman • Exie Kelly • Madeline Marshall • Ethel Nunnally • Anna Perry • Elizabeth Robinson • Sara Merriwether Nutter, Organizer

The Great Lakes Region dedicates this monument to Sarah Merriwether Nutter, one of the sixteen founders of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was also a charter member of Nu Chapter at West Virginia State University and Beta Beta Omega Chapter in Charleston, West Virginia. this dedication is in commemoration of the 90th Anniversary of Nu Chapter, which was founded on December 26, 1922.
 
Erected 2013 by Great Lakes Region, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is December 26, 1922.
 
Location. 38° 22.78′ N, 81° 45.999′ W. Marker is in Institute, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue just north of Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling
Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker
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south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Washington Ave, Dunbar WV 25064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delta Sigma Theta (a few steps from this marker); ΑΦΑ Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated (a few steps from this marker); Kappa Chapter, Theta Psi (within shouting distance of this marker); Kappa Alpha Psi (within shouting distance of this marker); Canty House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson (about 400 feet away); East Hall (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Institute.
 
Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
3. Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker
Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
4. Nu Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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