Mount Pleasant in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker
Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Moses Fleetwood Walker
Civil Rights Pioneer
First African American Major League Baseball Player
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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Lundy Home / Free Labor Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Gill House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth House Mansion (about 400 feet away); Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant Historic Underground Railroad District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan's Raid (approx. 3.4 miles 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.