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

James Edward Shepard

1875-1947

 
 
James Edward Shepard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
1. James Edward Shepard Marker
Inscription.  [Front]
Founder & President
North Carolina College
at Durham
1910-1947


[Plaque at base of statue]
Refurbished by:
The Senior Class of 1998
North Carolina Central University
"In Truth and Service


[Backside of statue]
Dedicated
by
Prince Hall Grand Lodge
F. & A.M. of North Carolina
C.D. Carnes, G.M.
Clark S. Brown, D.G.M.
C.W. Lawrence, D.G.M.
H.N. Dowdy, G. Treas.

June 1, 1957

 
Erected 1957 by Prince Hall Lodge, F. & A.M. of North Carolina.
 
Location. 35° 58.526′ N, 78° 54.015′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is on Brant Street east of Fayetteville Street, in the median. On on the circle at the east end of Brant Street immediately in front of the Hoey Building on campus at NCCU. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham NC 27707, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clyde R. Hoey Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Shepard House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Centennial Chapel (about 400 feet away);
Plaque at base of statue image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
2. Plaque at base of statue
Beulah C. Bowens Fuller (about 700 feet away); Former Site of Hillside High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Central University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bull City Blues (approx. half a mile away); American Tobacco Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Additional keywords. HBCUs
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Back of statue image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
3. Back of statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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