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Columbia in Tyrrell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tyrell County

 
 
Tyrell County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
1. Tyrell County Marker
Inscription. Established as a precinct of Albemarle by the Provincial Assembly of North Carolina meeting at Edenton, November 27, 1729. The 3rd year of the reign of King George II, and named for Sir John Tyrrell of Essex, England, one of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina. This marker dedicated by the County of Tyrell on November 27, 1979, the 250th anniversary of its founding.
 
Erected 1979 by County of Tyrell.
 
Location. 35° 55.061′ N, 76° 15.113′ W. Marker is in Columbia, North Carolina, in Tyrrell County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Business U.S. 64) and South Broad Street on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 403 Main St, Columbia NC 27925, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tyrrell County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Tyrrell County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Edward Warren (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Pettigrew (approx. 8.2 miles away); Somerset Place (approx. 8.4 miles away); James Johnston Pettigrew (approx. 8.4 miles away); Lake Company (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cool Spring (approx. 8.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Tyrell County Courthouse (marker on left) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 28, 2012
2. Tyrell County Courthouse (marker on left)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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