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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Walker Hood

 
 
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By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. James Walker Hood Marker
Inscription.  Asst. Superintendent Public Instruction, 1868-70; a founder Livingstone College, 1885; Bishop A.M.E. Zion Church; founded St. Peters, 1864. One blk. N.
 
Erected 1972 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-33.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church ⛪, the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 35° 6.51′ N, 77° 2.654′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 17) and George Street, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 616 Broad St, New Bern NC 28562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tryon Palace (within shouting distance of this marker); John Wright Stanly House (about 400 feet away,
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By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. James Walker Hood Marker
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measured in a direct line); George H. White (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named John Wright Stanly House (about 500 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour (about 600 feet away); Jones House (about 600 feet away); Attmore-Oliver House (about 700 feet away); St. Peter's A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Additional keywords. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Black Methodism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,026 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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