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J. E. K. AGGREY (1875-1927) ROSE D. AGGREY (1882-1961)

Born in West Africa's Gold Coast (now Ghana), James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey enrolled at Livingstone College in 1898 & later joined the faculty. In 1920 he returned to Africa where he influenced the course of post-colonialism. In 1905 Aggrey married Rose Douglass, teacher long active across the state in groups advocating education, social welfare, & racial harmony. This was their home.

Plaque via North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, and is used with their permission. Full page here (NC Marker ID L104)

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