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Laurinburg in Scotland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Laurinburg Institute

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
1. Laurinburg Institute Marker
Inscription. Founded 1904 by E.M. and Tinny McDuffie to educate black students upon encouragement by Booker T. Washington. Campus 100 yds. east.
 
Erected 2014 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-91.)
 
Location. 34° 47.001′ N, 79° 27.446′ W. Marker is in Laurinburg, North Carolina, in Scotland County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 501) and Dickson Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurinburg NC 28352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Confederate Heroes (approx. half a mile away); Quackenbush (approx. half a mile away); Scotland County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Laurinburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); Edwin Gill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Terry Sanford 1917-1998 (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Andrews Presbyterian College (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Laurel Hill Church (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Laurinburg.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry. “Laurinburg Institute is a historic African American preparatory school in Laurinburg,
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By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
2. Laurinburg Institute Marker
North Carolina. The school was founded in 1904 by Emmanuel Monty and Tinny McDuffie at the request of Booker T. Washington. The school is particularly noted for its output of highly accomplished alumni as well as a rich basketball tradition, having produced several All-Americans. Its most notable basketball alumni include Sam Jones, NBA Hall of Famer with the Boston Celtics, and Charlie Scott, an All-American at UNC and NBA All-Star.” (Submitted on March 24, 2017.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
3. Laurinburg Institute, Founded 1904
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 97 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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