Lillington in Harnett County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Robert B. Morgan
Erected by Rotary Club of Lillington.
Location. 35° 23.932′ N, 78° 48.961′ W. Marker is in Lillington, North Carolina, in Harnett County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 401) and East Front Street (U.S. 421), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the property of what once was the Harnett County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 N Carolina 27, Lillington NC 27546, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alexander Lillington (within shouting distance of this marker); Harnett County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cornelius Harnett (approx. 1˝ miles away); Paul Eliot Green (approx. 3.6 miles away); Campbell House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Campbell University (approx. 4.3 miles away); Alton Stewart (approx. 8.1 miles away); Smiley's Falls (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lillington.
Also see . . .
1. Robert Burren Morgan. Senator Morgan was the NC Notable for 06/01/06 on NCSpin, Carolina Broadcasting and Publishing, Inc. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Wikipedia enrty for Robert Burren Morgan. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Senator Burren's entry in the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on May 18, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. Former US Senator, Lillington native Robert Morgan dies. WRAL-TV Local News report (July 16, 2016) (Submitted on July 25, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
5. Robert Burren Morgan Obituary. Charlotte Observer obituary published Jul 18-20, 2016 (Submitted on July 26, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. Former U.S. Senator Robert B. Morgan dies at home in Lillington. Fayetteville Observer article by Michael Futch and Catherine Pritchard published Jul 16, 2016. (Submitted on July 26, 2016, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
1. Extract of Article by Rob Christensen (News & Observer)
Former U.S. Sen. Robert Morgan, whose political career mirrored the Southern Democratic Party’s journey from segregation into the national mainstream, died Saturday. He was 90.
From humble beginnings on a Harnett County farm, Morgan had a remarkable career in Raleigh and Washington serving as
Throughout his career, Morgan displayed a pronounced independent streak, whether it was taking on North Carolina’s establishment to create a medical school at East Carolina University, alienating conservatives by supporting the Panama Canal Treaty, or reining in the excesses of the FBI and the CIA.
— Submitted July 26, 2016.
Categories. • 20th Century • Government • Notable Persons • Politics •
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