John P. Parker's Early Life

John P. Parker's Early Life (HM2HXN)

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N 38° 44.985', W 83° 50.956'

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—John P. Parker Memorial Park —

· Born into slavery 1827
· First sold at age 8
· Forced to march from Norfolk Virginia to Mobile Alabama
· Bought by a doctor
· The doctor's sons taught him to read and write
· Learned the trade of iron moulding
· Bought his freedom at age 18 for $1,800
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Date Added Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 252387 N 4292862
Decimal Degrees38.74975000, -83.84926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 44.985', W 83° 50.956'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 44' 59.1" N, 83° 50' 57.36" W
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