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Littleton in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ella Baker

1903-1986

 
 
Ella Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nadia K. Orton, July 17, 2015
1. Ella Baker Marker
Inscription.  Civil rights leader. She organized the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, April 1960, at Shaw University. Her childhood home Ό mi. E.
 
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E 120.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is April 30, 1960.
 
Location. 36° 26.308′ N, 77° 54.145′ W. Marker is in Littleton, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of East South Main Street (U.S. 158) and Kirkland Street, on the right when traveling east on East South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Littleton NC 27850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plummer Bernard Young (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nathaniel Macon
Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Fair Use - Creative Commons, circa 1964
2. Ella Josephine Baker (December 13, 1903 – December 13, 1986)
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Nathaniel Macon (approx. 6 miles away); William Miller (approx. 9.2 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 9.2 miles away in Virginia); Mason's Chapel (approx. 9.9 miles away in Virginia); Brunswick Circuit (approx. 10.4 miles away in Virginia); Eden Church (approx. 17.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Ella Josephine Baker. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia.)
 
Additional commentary.
1. Marker repaired and re-installed after damage.
The marker was damaged in 2019 and placed in storage. It has now been repaired and was rededicated on April 8th, 2022.
    — Submitted April 13, 2022.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 13, 2022. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 6, 2022