George Moses Horton

George Moses Horton (HM27GG)

Location: Pittsboro, NC 27312 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 47.618', W 79° 5.992'

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ca. 1798 - 1883

Slave poet. His The Hope of Liberty (1829) was first book by a black author in South. Lived on farm 2 mi. SE.
HM NumberHM27GG
Year Placed2005
Placed ByNorth Carolina Office of Archives and History
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Date Added Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 671709 N 3962725
Decimal Degrees35.79363333, -79.09986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 47.618', W 79° 5.992'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 47' 37.08" N, 79° 5' 59.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)919
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901 US-501, Pittsboro NC 27312, US
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