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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hiram R. Revels

1822 - 1901

 
 
Hiram R. Revels Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. Hiram R. Revels Marker
Inscription.  First African American to serve in Congress, he represented Mississippi in Senate, 1870-1871. Born in Fayetteville.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-86.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: African Americans. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 3.886′ N, 78° 53.397′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Murchison Road (State Highway 210) and Blue Street, on the right when traveling south on Murchison Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayetteville State University (approx. half a mile away); Currahee Rocks (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S. Arsenal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edward J. Hale House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal (approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal Stones (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  Hiram Rhodes Revels. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Hiram R. Revels Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. Hiram R. Revels Marker
Looking north on Murchison Road.
Hon. H. R. Revels<br>United States Senator Elect<br>from Mississippi image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
3. Hon. H. R. Revels
United States Senator Elect
from Mississippi
From Harper's Weekly, Feb. 19, 1870.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,694 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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