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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewis Randolph Ball

February 15, 1913 – February 2, 1987

 
 
Lewis Randolph Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 12, 2007
1. Lewis Randolph Ball Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of a man who for sixty years worked in Burgess Barber Shop and downtown Fredericksburg. During those years he warmed the hearts of this community with his friendship, ever present smile, and sense of humor. His contributions to our quality of life are gratefully acknowledged.
 
Erected by the friends of Lewis Ball.
 
Location. 38° 18.219′ N, 77° 27.601′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is on William Street (Virginia Route 3), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 William Street, Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Weedon’s Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Stating Inalienable Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Seeking Civil Rights (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Town Hall / Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Town Hall / Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Burgess Barber Shop image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 12, 2007
2. The Burgess Barber Shop
Prisoners of Christ (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Barton House (about 300 feet away); Fredericksburg Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Hostages (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,476 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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