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Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Romare Bearden

1911-1988

 
 
Romare Bearden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, July 13, 2016
1. Romare Bearden Marker
Inscription.  African American artist and writer. Many of his collages were inspired by childhood memories of N.C. Born 1 block N.W.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 113.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 35° 13.625′ N, 80° 50.923′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of West Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and South Mint Street, on the right when traveling west on West Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard. Located in Romare Bearden Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Good Samaritan Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mike McCormack (approx. 0.2 miles away); N. C. League of Municipalities (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the U.S. Branch Mint (approx. ¼ mile
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away); Branch U.S. Mint (approx. ¼ mile away); British Encampment, 1780 (approx. ¼ mile away); Mrs. "Stonewall Jackson" 1831-1915 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 14, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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Sep. 30, 2020