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A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections

 
 
A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 10, 2018
1. A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections Marker
Inscription.  Since 1898, White Rock Baptist Church, St. Joseph A.M.E. Church, Stanford L. Warren Library, Lincoln Hospital, John Avery Boys and Girls Club, North Carolina College, and Durham Public Schools are all connected historically to black businesses on Parrish Street as beneficiaries of leadership, vision, and means.
 
Erected 2009.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 35° 59.753′ N, 78° 54.019′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is on West Orange Street north of West Parrish Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Orange 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. Black Wall Street (a few steps from this marker); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (within shouting distance of this marker); A Black Capital for the World to See
A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 10, 2018
2. A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tobacco and E.J. Parrish (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visionary Leadership in the New South (about 400 feet away); Empowering and Diverse Opportunities (about 500 feet away); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 700 feet away); Roll of Honor (about 700 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 154 times since then and 7 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.

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Feb. 7, 2023