Journey of Reconcilation

Journey of Reconcilation (HM1BR4)

Location: Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Orange County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 54.834', W 79° 3.366'

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In 1947 the Congress of Racial Equality & local citizens, black & white, protested bus segregation. Setting out from Washington, D.C. "freedom riders" tested compliance with a U.S. Supreme Court ruling barring segregation on interstate buses. On April 13, riders arrived at the local bus station then twenty yards W. A mob attacked one rider. Four others were arrested and sentenced to 30 days on chain gangs.
HM NumberHM1BR4
Marker NumberG 127
Year Placed2008
Placed ByNorth Carolina Office of Archives and History
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 675399 N 3976144
Decimal Degrees35.91390000, -79.05610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.834', W 79° 3.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 50.04" N, 79° 3' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)919
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 134-162 N Columbia St, Chapel Hill NC 27514, US
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