Black Wall Street

Black Wall Street (HM1BQY)

Location: Durham, NC 27701 Durham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 59.745', W 78° 54.017'

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In the early decades of the 1900's Durham acquired national reputation for entrepreneurship. Businesses owned by African Americans lined Parrish Street. Among them were N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Co. (moved to Parrish, 1906), led by John Merrick. Dr. Aaron Moore, & C.C. Spaulding and Mechanics and Farmers Bank (1907), led by R.B. Fitzgerald and W.G. Pearson.
Marker NumberG 116
Year Placed2004
Placed ByNorth Carolina Office of Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 689265 N 3985515
Decimal Degrees35.99575000, -78.90028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.745', W 78° 54.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 44.70" N, 78° 54' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 W Orange St, Durham NC 27701, US
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