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Tarboro in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Knights of Labor

 
 
Knights of Labor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. Knights of Labor Marker
Inscription.  Black farmworkers in region affiliated with labor union, 1886-1890. Precursor to the Fusion movement. State convention held here, 1890.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E 122.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansLabor Unions.
 
Location. 35° 53.805′ N, 77° 32.057′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is on North Main Street (State Highway 33) 0.1 miles south of St. James Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. W.L. Saunders (within shouting distance of this marker); W.D. Pender (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry T. Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John C. Dancy (about 300 feet away); George H. White (about 600 feet away); Civil War Cemeteries (approx. 0.2 miles away); Occupation of Tarboro
Knights of Labor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. Knights of Labor Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 21 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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Feb. 28, 2021