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Oxford in Granville County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry P. Cheatham

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 3, 2007
1. Henry P. Cheatham Marker
Inscription. (1857–1935) Born into slavery. U.S. Congressman, 1889–1893. Superintendent of Colored Orphanage of N.C., 1907–1935. Grave 8/10 mi. N.E.
 
Erected 1977 by the Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-94.)
 
Location. 36° 17.933′ N, 78° 34.933′ W. Marker is in Oxford, North Carolina, in Granville County. Marker is at the intersection of Linden Avenue (State Highway 96) and Industry Drive, on the right when traveling north on Linden Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oxford NC 27565, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central Orphanage of North Carolina (approx. 0.7 miles away); Oxford Female College (approx. one mile away); Mary Potter Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Katherine Blount Skinner Lassiter (approx. 1.1 miles away); Horner Military School (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxford.
 
Also see . . .  Henry Cheatham Advocated Black Contributions. (Submitted on February 4, 2007.)
 
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Henry P. Cheatham Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 3, 2007
2. Henry P. Cheatham Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,383 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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