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W.E. B. Du Bois Birthsite

 
 
W.E. B. Du Bois Birthsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 12, 2015
1. W.E. B. Du Bois Birthsite Marker
Inscription. “I was born by a golden river and in the shadow of two great hills, five years after the Emancipation Proclamation.”
Birthsite of W.E.B. Dubois (1868-1963)
Premier architect of the American Civil Rights Movement
Erected by The Great Barrington Historical Society
1994

 
Erected 1994 by The Great Barrington Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 11.633′ N, 73° 21.583′ W. Marker is in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is on Church Street near near School Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Great Barrington MA 01230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. W.E.B. Du Bois: Champion of Rivers Around the World (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Niagara Movement (about 400 feet away); William Stanley Overlook (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Court House of Berkshire County (approx. 0.2 miles away); You Stand Free Because They Served (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Barrington Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mahaiwe Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Barrington World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Barrington.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Last updated on August 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photo   1. submitted on August 30, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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