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

A Black Capital for the World to See

1910 - 1945

 
 
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By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
1. A Black Capital for the World to See Marker
Inscription.  The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Mechanics and Farmers Bank, the Mutual Building and Loan Association and North Carolina College were model financial and educational institutions devoted to entrepreneurship and self-help in Durham.
 
Location. 35° 59.742′ N, 78° 54.015′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Parrish Street and North Magnum Street (Business Highway 501), on the right when traveling west on West Parrish Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 West Parrish Street, Durham NC 27701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Black Wall Street (here, next to this marker); A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections (a few steps from this marker); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (a few steps from this marker); Empowering and Diverse Opportunities (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malbourne A Angier (about 600 feet away); Durham County Veterans Memorial
A Black Capital for the World to See Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
2. A Black Capital for the World to See Marker
(about 600 feet away); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 600 feet away); Roll of Honor (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationIndustry & Commerce
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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