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Mount Pleasant in Jefferson County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker

 
 
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
1. Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
Inscription. October 7, 1857
Mount Pleasant, Ohio
Birthplace of
Moses Fleetwood Walker
(1857-1924)
Civil Rights Pioneer
First African American Major League Baseball Player
(career 1883-1889)
 
Location. 40° 10.514′ N, 80° 48.216′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Ohio, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Union Street, on the right when traveling south on Market Street. Touch for map. Located at the Museum Bone Store. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Pleasant OH 43939, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Lundy Home / Free Labor Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Gill House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quaker Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth House Mansion (about 400 feet away); Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant Historic Underground Railroad District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morgan's Raid (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Morgan's Raid (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
 
Also see . . .  Moses Fleetwood "Fleet" Walker at FindAGrave.com
Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
2. Birthplace of Moses Fleetwood Walker Marker
. (Submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsSports
 
The Bone Store image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, December 21, 2014
3. The Bone Store
Built in 1804 by Enoch Harris
Restoration dedicated September 6, 1993
This time capsule is to opened in 2053. We have included historical information as well as a glimpse of life in our village in 1993.
"You are our future - We are your past."
The Historical Society if Mount Pleasant, Ohio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 265 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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