Near Concord in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1987 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-91.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 35° 23.092′ N, 80° 35.414′ W. Marker is near Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of Warren C. Coleman Boulevard (Bypass U.S. 601) and Main Street SW, on the right when traveling west on Warren C. Coleman Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord NC 28027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barber-Scotia College (approx. 1.6 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stonewall Jackson Training School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 1.9 miles away); W. R. Odell Red Hill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Jefferson Davis Camp (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
Also see . . . Black Business in the Gilded Age: Coleman Manufacturing Company. Despite the rapid rise and fall of Coleman Manufacturing Company, it continues to stand as a definite nod to the achievements and abilities of African-Americans at the turn of the century, who refused to believe they were barred from the fruits of the Gilded Age. (Submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,606 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.