Mount Pleasant in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker
Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Civil Rights Pioneer
First African American
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1863.
Location. 40° 10.514′ N, 80° 48.216′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Union Street, on the right when traveling south on Market Street. Located at the Museum Bone Store. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant OH 43939, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Free Labor Store / Benjamin Lundy House (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Lundy Home / Free Labor Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Gill House (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth House Mansion (about 400 feet Quakers and Wars During the 1900s / Quakers and the Civil War (about 600 feet away); Anti-Slavery Pioneer / Schisms (about 600 feet away); Mount Pleasant's Beginnings / The Testimony of Equality (about 600 feet away); Mount Pleasant Today / What Is A Quaker? (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . . Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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