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Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

David Walker

ca. 1796-1830

 
 
David Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. David Walker Marker
Inscription. His Appeal, influential 1829 pamphlet, denounced slavery. A free black, he grew up in Wilmington; moved to Boston by 1825.
 
Erected 2006 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number D 105.)
 
Location. 34° 14.853′ N, 77° 56.86′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on North 3rd Street (U.S. 74) 0.1 miles south of North 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilmington and Weldon Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edwin A. Alderman (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Stephen A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grace Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Mark’s (approx. 0.6 miles away); Powell - Yopp House (approx. 0.6 miles away); William G. Craig House (approx. 0.6 miles away); John A. Winslow (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .
1. David Walker. PBS Africans in America (Submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. David Walker: Black Wilmington Abolitionist
N 3rd St (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. N 3rd St (facing south)
. Cape Fear Historical Institute (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,681 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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