Former Residence of Bessie Coleman

Former Residence of Bessie Coleman

Bronzeville


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41st St. & King Dr., Chicago IL 60653

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Determined to become a pilot, Bessie Coleman (1892-1926) travelled to France for training. In 1920 she became the first black woman licensed to fly. Coleman lived with her family at 41st St. and South Park Ave. (now King Dr.). Selected as a Chicago Tribute Marker of Distinction.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a private residence.

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