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Financial and Professional Impact in Durham

 
 
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By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
1. Financial and Professional Impact in Durham Marker
Inscription.  John Merrick's 1898 admonition, "Let us think more of our employment" guided the development of Parrish Street as the center city address of many ambitious bankers, doctors, lawyers and accountants whose investments in a growing African American community made it possible for barbers and beauticians, pharmacists, nurses, architects, educators and artists to thrive in Durham.
 
Location. 35° 59.747′ N, 78° 54.029′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Parrish Street and West Orange Street, on the right when traveling west on West Parrish Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 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 (a few steps from this marker); A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections (a few steps from this marker); A Black Capital for the World to See (a few steps from this marker); Empowering and Diverse Opportunities (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
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By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
2. Financial and Professional Impact in Durham Marker
line); Malbourne A Angier (about 600 feet away); Durham County Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 700 feet away); Roll of Honor (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 21 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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