Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
522 Auburn Avenue
Here Bryant wrote sermons he delivered as pastor of Wheat Street Baptist Church. He also worked as associate editor of The Voice of the Negro, a national literary magazine.
Antoine Graves, who later occupied the house, became a successful real estate agent and worked hard to help blacks integrate residential districts on Atlanta's West Side.
A dynamic orator and writer, the Rev. Peter James Bryant (left) was an early advocate of political and social rights for blacks.
Though he assisted blacks in moving into newer neighborhoods, Antoine Graves (below) chose to reside in the Sweet Auburn community until his death.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 33° 45.34′ N, 84° 22.227′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Auburn Avenue NE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 522 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Relaxing Atmosphere (a few steps from this marker); Neighborhood Pride (within shouting distance of this marker); Apartment House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stepping Up (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth Home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Home (about 300 feet away); Shotgun Houses (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.