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In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer

1882 - 1975

 
 
In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer Marker
Inscription.  Noted poet, distinguished Virginian, pioneer civilian and beloved educator
 
Erected 1977 by The Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Inc. in cooperation with the Amoco Foundation, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen.
 
Location. 37° 24.234′ N, 79° 9.113′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Pierce Street just south of 13th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 Pierce St, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anne Spencer Home and Edankraal (here, next to this marker); Anne Spencer House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Anne Spencer House (here, next to this marker); Rumble Seat (a few steps from this marker); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Anne Spencer
In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (within shouting distance of this marker); C.W. Seay (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Additional keywords. Harlem Renaissance; "New Negro Renaissance"
 
Nearby seat image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
3. Nearby seat
On the seat, there is a plaque reading:
Presented To
Mrs. Anne B. Spencer
February 6th 1928
Librarian at Dunbar High School

By Norvell O. White
Manual Training Instructor
and his manual training students
Class of 1927-1928
Dunbar High School
Lynchburg, Virginia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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