Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Miss Anna Easter Brown
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Lived in this residence (1926-1857).
Educator - Brick Junior College (1910-1926).
Booker T. Washington High School (1926-1952).
Historian - Annual Negro History Exhibit
attracted national attention. Civic Leader -
Charter member YWCA. Founding Member-
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
First Sorority by African American
College Women (1908).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations.
Location. 35° 56.687′ N, 77° 47.497′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is on Atlantic Avenue (State Highway 97) near Ivy Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thelonious Monk (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harold Bascom Durham, Jr. Dr. Junius Daniel Douglas 1874-1973 (approx. ¼ mile away); Douglas Franklin Davis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Dixie (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin Luther King Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); The ACL 303 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Mount.
Also see . . .
1. Anna Easter Brown, Perdue EDU. She had graduated with honors from West Orange High School in Orange, New Jersey, and subsequently entered the Teachers' College Department of Howard University. (Submitted on November 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Alpha Kappa Alpha has dedicated itself to improving the quality of life for citizens worldwide ... (Submitted on November 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 21, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.