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Omar Ibn Said

 
 
Omar Ibn Said Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.B. Gachogu, May 26, 2016
1. Omar Ibn Said Marker
Inscription.  Muslim slave & scholar. African born, he penned autobiography in Arabic. 1831. Lived in a Bladen County and worshipped with local Presbyterians.
 
Erected 2010. (Marker Number I-89.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionCommunicationsEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 5.476′ N, 78° 54.637′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Murchison Road just south of Patina Court. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fayetteville State University (approx. 1.7 miles away); Frank P. Graham (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Women's Home (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hiram R. Revels (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cumberland County Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles
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away); James C. Dobbin (approx. 2½ miles away); U.S. Arsenal (approx. 2.7 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Also see . . .  Omar Ibn Said - North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. (Submitted on May 28, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2016, by J.B. Gachogu of Knightdale, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 26, 2016, by J.B. Gachogu of Knightdale, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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Jun. 27, 2022