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The Harden Family - Fulton Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 45.280 W 084° 24.920
16S E 739403 N 3737956
Quick Description: This marker to The Harden Family is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in the West End district of Atlanta, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/12/2009 3:32:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM7WAK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:

The Harden Family

At this location stood one of several services stations owned by John Hardin, his wife Billie, and his brother Oscar. From 1937 to 1949, John Harden owned and managed the Black Crackers, a baseball team which was were popular with Atlanta fans. The Black Crackers were part of the Negro Leagues, established by dedicated Black sportsmen when major league ball teams refused to hire African American athletes during the era of segregation.

Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: None

Date: None

Sponsor: Unknown

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