Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2011 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-119.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
Location. 35° 56.65′ N, 77° 47.65′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Northeast Main Street and East Thomas Street (Business U.S. 64), on the right when traveling north on Northeast Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miss Anna Easter Brown (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harold Bascom Durham, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adolphus Staton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial At Jack Laughery Park (approx. Hardees Food System (approx. 0.2 miles away); Douglas Franklin Davis (approx. ¼ mile away); Operation Dixie (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Junius Daniel Douglas 1874-1973 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Mount.
Also see . . .
1. Thelonious Monk Biography. In the link the reader will find a video clip describing the life of Thelonious Monk, they will also find quick facts about his career and also giving his official date of birth and death. If the reader wishes they can also read an article about his early career and some of his achievements as well as information about his family. (Submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.)
2. Thelonious Monk Biography. In the link the reader will find information of the life, legacy and music of Thelonious Monk. (Submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.)
3. Wikipedia Entry. Thelonious Sphere Monk (1917–1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including ‘’Round (Submitted on February 24, 2018.)
4. Thelonious Monk Quartet - ’Round Midnight. 1966 performance in Norway.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 105 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week February 25, 2018. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. 4. submitted on August 3, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.