News of the bombardment of Fort Sumter inspired many African American men to rnlist in the U.S. armed forces, but federal law prohibited their service. Frederick Douglass and other black leaders urged changes to allow black enlistments. By mid-1862, . . . — — Map (db m84932) HM WM
Near this spot William Edmundson, an English Friend, held in May 1672, the first religious service on record in Carolina.
Six months later, George Fox, Founder of the Religious Society of Friends also visited this section and held meetings . . . — — Map (db m193253) HM
Founder and Brand Architect for Key Definers (Name. Motto. and Colors) of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA). First Greek-letter Society for African American Collegiate Women (1908): First Chapter Organizer. Latin, English. and Home Economics Teacher in . . . — — Map (db m226511) HM
Sorority Founder. Teacher One of Nine Founders of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA), First Greek-letter Society for African American Collegiate Women (1908). English Teacher in Public Schools and Colleges in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and the District . . . — — Map (db m226512) HM
Native son and lifetime resident of Perquimans County
Major League Baseball pitcher for 15 years who never played Minor League Baseball
224 wins — 166 losses — ERA 3.26
World Series Record
5 wins — 3 losses
P.C.H.S. . . . — — Map (db m226517) HM
"They fought for what they believed to be right and sealed their faith in blood."
(Supplemental Plaque #1)
Residents of Perquimans County unveiled this monument to the Confederate dead in 1912. The monument was established to honor . . . — — Map (db m226520) HM WM
“The willingness to sacrifice is the prelude to Freedom.”
The sacrifices of few ensure the freedom of many. A grateful community remembers those who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States during times of war and peace. Whose courage . . . — — Map (db m226516) WM