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

State V. Will

 
 
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By Charles T. Harrell
1. State V. Will Marker
Inscription.  Landmark N.C. Supreme Court Case, 1834, Gave protection to slaves who killed in self-defense. Will was a slave on the Battle plantation, here. (Marker Number E 123.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsLaw Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 35° 56.038′ N, 77° 39.046′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 64, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 64Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8055 US Hwy 64 Alt W, Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William R. Cox (approx. 1.4 miles away); Occupation of Tarboro (approx. 6.7 miles away); John Spencer Bassett (approx. 6.7 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 6.8 miles away); Town Common (approx. 6.8 miles away); Edgecombe County Confederate Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named Occupation of Tarboro
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By Charles T. Harrell
2. State V. Will Marker
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2021, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2021, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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