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”
Durham in Durham County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

A Black Capital for the World to See

1910 - 1945

 
 
A Black Capital for the World to See Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
1. A Black Capital for the World to See Marker
Inscription.  The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Mechanics and Farmers Bank, the Mutual Building and Loan Association and North Carolina College were model financial and educational institutions devoted to entrepreneurship and self-help in Durham.
 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 35° 59.759′ N, 78° 54.048′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is on West Parrish Street west of West Orange Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 West Parrish Street, Durham NC 27701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Wall Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (within shouting distance of this marker); Visionary Leadership in the New South (within shouting distance
A Black Capital for the World to See Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2018
2. A Black Capital for the World to See Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
of this marker); Tobacco and E.J. Parrish (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emanuel J. Evans, 1907-1997, and Sara N. Evans, 1905-1986 (about 600 feet away); Empowering and Diverse Opportunities (about 700 feet away); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 93 times this year. Last updated on November 19, 2022, by Michael Buckner of Durham, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=210737

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Dec. 9, 2022