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

Plummer Bernard Young

(1884-1962)

 
 
Plummer Bernard Young Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nadia K. Orton, July 17, 2015
1. Plummer Bernard Young Marker
Inscription.  Journalist. Publisher of Norfolk Journal & Guide, 1910-1962, leading black-owned newspaper in the South. Birthplace nearby.
 
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-106.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsCommunicationsGovernment & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 36° 26.362′ N, 77° 54.076′ W. Marker is in Littleton, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on U.S. 158 west of Cheeter Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13985 NC Hwy 903, 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. Ella Baker (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nathaniel Macon (approx. 5.8 miles away); a different marker also named Nathaniel Macon
Plummer Bernard Young, Baltimore Afro-American 1948 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nadia K. Orton
2. Plummer Bernard Young, Baltimore Afro-American 1948
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(approx. 6 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 9.2 miles away in Virginia); William Miller (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mason's Chapel (approx. 9.9 miles away in Virginia); Brunswick Circuit (approx. 10.3 miles away in Virginia); Eden Church (approx. 17.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  P. B. (Plummer Bernard) Young Sr. (Submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia.)
 
Plummer Bernard Young gravestone, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk Va. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nadia K. Orton, March 29, 2012
3. Plummer Bernard Young gravestone, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk Va.
Plummer Bernard Young family plot, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk Va. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nadia K. Orton, March 29, 2012
4. Plummer Bernard Young family plot, Calvary Cemetery, Norfolk Va.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2015, by Nadia K. Orton of Chesapeake, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 5, 2022