Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Founded 1865 by Baptist missionary Henry Martin Tupper. Chartered 1875; named for benefactor Elijah Shaw of Mass.
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-32.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in 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 1865.
Location. 35° 46.32′ N, 78° 38.27′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of East South Street and South Wilmington Street on East South Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 E South St, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Estey Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor’s Palace of North Carolina (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor’s Palace (about 300 feet away); General Grant Leonard Medical School (about 700 feet away); James H. Young (about 800 feet away); Tupper Memorial Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
Also see . . .
1. Shaw University. College website homepage (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Shaw University. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Shaw University. North Carolina History Project website entry (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
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