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Hamlet in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

John Coltrane

1926-1967

 
 
John Coltrane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
1. John Coltrane Marker
Inscription.  Jazz saxophonist and composer; influential stylist. Work spanned bebop to avant garde. Born one block S.W.
 
Erected 1992 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 34° 53.093′ N, 79° 41.657′ W. Marker is in Hamlet, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Street (U.S. 74) and Bridges Street, on the left when traveling west on Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamlet NC 28345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamlet Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 5˝ miles away); Henry William Harrington (approx. 5.8 miles away); Alfred Dockery (approx. 5.8 miles away);
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Cameron Morrison (approx. 5.8 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Coltrane - The Official Site. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the John Coltrane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
2. Wide view of the John Coltrane Marker
Birthplace of John Coltrane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
3. Birthplace of John Coltrane
Recently restored and now home to the Richmond County chapter of the NAACP
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of gravesite at Pinelawn Memorial Park • Farmingdale, New York,(Greenlawn Div, Sec 31, Block 4, Range 2, Grave 13) • Can you help?

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