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

Meditation Altar

 
 
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By Patrick G. Jordan, June 4, 2011
1. Meditation Altar Marker
Inscription. Palmer grounds keeper James Rudd Sr. constructed the altar with stones brought from across the country and the Caribbean. Each morning Brown prayed before beginning her long day at the school.

The altar was a favorite place for students and faculty to enjoy the scenic beauty of the campus while relaxing and studying but also was used as a time-out area for students who did not follow Brown's strict rules.

 
Location. 36° 4.054′ N, 79° 37.408′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker can be reached from 6136 Burlington Road. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Charlotte Hawkins Brown historic site. Marker is in this post office area: Sedalia NC 27342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1883 - 1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Canary Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); Palmer Memorial Institute (about
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By Patrick G. Jordan, June 4, 2011
2. Meditation Altar Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carrie M. Stone Cottage 1948 (about 300 feet away); Charles W. Eliot Hall (about 300 feet away); Kimball Hall (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sedalia.
 
Also see . . .  Charlotte Hawkins Brown Historic Site. (Submitted on June 5, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Meditation Altar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 4, 2011
3. Meditation Altar Marker
Meditation Altar image. Click for full size.
By Patrick G. Jordan, June 4, 2011
4. Meditation Altar
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 5, 2011, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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