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Royal Ice Cream Sit-In

 
 
Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2013
1. Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Marker
Inscription. Segregation protest at an ice cream parlor on this site, June 23, 1957, led to court case testing dual racial facilities
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 123.)
 
Location. 36° 0.035′ N, 78° 53.624′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of North Roxboro Street (Business U.S. 15) and Dowd Street, on the right when traveling north on North Roxboro Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Durham NC 27701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Black Wall Street (approx. half a mile away); North Carolina (approx. 0.8 miles away); Durham's Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); John Sprunt Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bull City Blues (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Carolina Central University (approx. 1.8 miles away); Duke Homestead (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named North Carolina (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsPolitics
 
Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 16, 2013
2. Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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