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Tabor City in Columbus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Tabor City Tribune

 
 
The Tabor City Tribune Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2007
1. The Tabor City Tribune Marker
Inscription.  Established by Stanly County native W. Horace Carter in 1946. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in 1953. Named changed to Tabor-Loris Tribune in 1996.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 34° 9.3′ N, 78° 51.717′ W. Marker is in Tabor City, North Carolina, in Columbus County. Marker is on East 5th Street (Business U.S. 701) south of Bypass U.S. 701, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1108 East 5th Street, Tabor City NC 28463, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Tabor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Loris Training School (approx. 6.4 miles away in South Carolina); Green Sea Baptist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away in South Carolina); Millie-Christine McKoy (approx. 17.7 miles away).
 
Regarding The Tabor City Tribune. “The W. Horace Carter Newspaper Museum, located at the Tabor-Loris Tribune
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offices, exhibits the life and works of 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service winner W. Horace Carter. The museum, which is open to the public during office hours, most prominently features his editorials against the resurrection of the Ku Klux Klan in eastern North Carolina and the reactions generated during that campaign. Other items include publishing equipment, University of North Carolina memorabilia, and many of Mr. Carter’s books on fishing and the outdoors.” —North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.
 
Marker at the Tabor-Loris Tribune Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2007
2. Marker at the Tabor-Loris Tribune Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 5,017 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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