Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hiram R. Revels
1822 - 1901
First African American to serve in Congress, he represented Mississippi in Senate, 1870-1871. Born in Fayetteville.
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-86.)
Location. 35° 3.886′ N, 78° 53.397′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Murchison Road (State Highway 210) and Blue Street, on the right when traveling south on Murchison Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayetteville State University (approx. half a mile away); Currahee Rocks (approx. 0.6 miles away); U.S. Arsenal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Edward J. Hale House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Highsmith-Rainey Memorial Hospital (approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal (approx. ¾ mile away); Arsenal Stones (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . . Hiram Rhodes Revels. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,227 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.