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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James H. Harris

1832 - 1891

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
1. James H. Harris Marker
Inscription.  Black legislator & orator; member 1868 convention; a founder of Republican Party & Union League in N.C. Home was 1 block W.
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-86.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 35° 46.505′ N, 78° 38.099′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of S Person Street and E Davie Street, on the right when traveling north on S Person Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Tupper Memorial Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James H. Young (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shaw University (approx. ¼ mile away); Estey Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Governor’s Palace (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Grant
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By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
2. James H. Harris Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Governor’s Palace of North Carolina (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew Johnson Birth Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
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By Bill Coughlin, February 6, 2013
3. Marker in Raleigh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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