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Sedalia in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Palmer Memorial Institute

 
 
Palmer Memorial Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
1. Palmer Memorial Institute Marker
Inscription.  Preparatory school for blacks founded 1902 by Charlotte Hawkins Brown. Named for Alice Freeman Palmer. Closed in 1971. Now state historic site.
 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-87.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 36° 4.065′ N, 79° 37.35′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on U.S. 70, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6136 Burlington Road, Sedalia NC 27342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1883 - 1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Kimball Hall (within shouting distance of this marker);
Palmer Memorial Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
2. Palmer Memorial Institute Marker
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Meditation Altar (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galen L. Stone Hall 1927 (about 300 feet away); Canary Cottage (about 400 feet away); Bell Tower (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sedalia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022