African Americans Defend Washington

African Americans Defend Washington (HM25PZ)

Location: Washington, NC 27889 Beaufort County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 32.625', W 77° 3.508'

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Prior to formation of 1st N.C. Colored Volunteers, about 100 black men were armed to aid Union forces during the siege of Washington in 1863.
HM NumberHM25PZ
Year Placed2016
Placed ByNorth Carolina Office of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 313399 N 3935294
Decimal Degrees35.54375000, -77.05846667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 32.625', W 77° 3.508'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 32' 37.5" N, 77° 3' 30.48" W
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Area Code(s)252, 919
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-310 W Main St, Washington NC 27889, US
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