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Hawfields Presbyterian Church Slave Monument. Photo courtesy of Adam Domby.

Faithful Slave Monument
Mebane
View complete article and references at Commemorative Landscapes of North Carolina at: http://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/245

Description: This monument consists of a roughly-cut rectangular stone with a bronze plaque.

Inscription:
On bronze plaque:

IN MEMORY OF / THE FAITHFUL SLAVES / MANY OF WHOM WERE MEMBERS OF / HAWFIELDS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH / AND ARE BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY
"BE THOU FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH AND I / WILL GIVE THEE A CROWN OF LIFE" REV. 2:10
THIS TABLET IS PRESENTED BY THE FAMILY OF STEPHEN ALEXANDER WHITE / AND DEDICATED BY THE HAWFIELDS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH / 1908 - 1922


Image of plaque


Dedication date: 6/4/1922

Materials & Techniques: Granite

Sponsor: Family of Stephen A. White

Unveiling & Dedication: The unveiling of the memorial tablet was presented during a special Homecoming Ceremony at Hawfields Presbyterian Church on June 4, 1922 along with the unveiling of the bronze founders and pastors tablet.

Subject notes: The tablet memorialized deceased former slaves who not only faithfully served their masters but also became members of the Hawfields Presbyterian Church.

Landscape: The Hawfields Presbyterian Church cemetery is located on a grassy, flat terrain across the street from the church.

City: Mebane

County: Alamance

Subjects: African American Monuments,Civil War

Latitude: 
36.05903
Longitude: 
-79.3066
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