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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Day

(1801- ca. 1861)

 
 
Thomas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ingrid Hill, March 19, 2016
1. Thomas Day Marker
Inscription. Sculptor's representation of Thomas Day, a free African American in Caswell County who created fashionable furniture and architectural elements before the Civil War.

In memory of Dellie Hardison Smith, dedicated leader of North Carolina arts and humanities.
 
Erected by North Carolina Museum of History.
 
Location. 35° 46.907′ N, 78° 38.313′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on E. Edenton St.. Touch for map. Located in downtown Raleigh across from the N.C. State Capitol between the Capitol and the Legislative Building. Main Entrance faces Bicentennial Plaza pedestrian mall linking Jones and Edenton Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 E. Edenton St. Raleigh, NC 27601, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blakely Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Just Like the Liberty Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina State Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Museum of History

Thomas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ingrid Hill, March 19, 2016
2. Thomas Day Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Society of North Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hickory Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); State of North Carolina Agriculture Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located on the steps leading into the entrance of the North Carolina Museum of History.
 
Also see . . .
1. North Carolina Museum of History. (Submitted on May 22, 2016, by Ingrid Hill of Raleigh, North Carolina.)
2. Thomas Day- North Carolina Digital History- Learn NC. (Submitted on May 22, 2016, by Ingrid Hill of Raleigh, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArchitectureIndustry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
Thomas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ingrid Hill, May 21, 2016
3. Thomas Day Marker
Thomas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ingrid Hill, May 21, 2016
4. Thomas Day Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Ingrid Hill of Raleigh, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Ingrid Hill of Raleigh, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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