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Mount Pleasant in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker

 
 
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
1. Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
Inscription.  
October 7, 1857
Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Birthplace of
Moses
Fleetwood
Walker

(1857-1924)
Civil Rights Pioneer
First African American
Major League
Baseball Player
(career 1883-1889)

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsSports. 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 away, measured in a direct
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
2. Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
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line); 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.)
 
The Bone Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
3. The Bone Store
Built in 1804 by Enoch Harris
Restoration dedicated September 6, 1993
This time capsule is to opened in 2053. We have included historical information as well as a glimpse of life in our village in 1993.
"You are our future - We are your past."
The Historical Society if Mount Pleasant, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 27, 2022