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Pembroke in Robeson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Henry Berry Lowrie

 
 
Henry Berry Lowrie Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
1. Henry Berry Lowrie Marker
Inscription. Indian. Champion of the poor. Declared outlaw, he eluded capture and dissapeared in swamps, circa 1872. House 3 miles northwest.
 
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number I-87.)
 
Location. 34° 41.139′ N, 79° 12.284′ W. Marker is in Pembroke, North Carolina, in Robeson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 711 and University Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 711. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pembroke NC 28372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. University of N. C. at Pembroke (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honorable Hamilton McMillan (approx. ¼ mile away); Croatan Normal School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burnt Swamp Association (approx. 4.3 miles away); Raft Swamp (approx. 8 miles away); Angus W. McLean (approx. 9.1 miles away); Floral College (approx. 9.1 miles away); Flora MacDonald College (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pembroke.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia Entry. “enry Berry Lowrie or Lowry (c. 1845 – Unknown) led a gang in North Carolina during and after
Henry Berry Lowrie Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
2. Henry Berry Lowrie Marker
the American Civil War. He is sometimes viewed as a Robin Hood type figure, especially by the Lumbee people, who consider him a Native American ancestor and a pioneer in the fight for civil rights and tribal self-determination. Lowrie was described by George Alfred Townsend, a correspondent for the New York Herald in the late 19th century, as ‘one of those remarkable executive spirits that arises now and then in a raw community without advantages other than those given by nature.'” (Submitted on March 24, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable Persons
 
Former Pembroke High School, now the Indian Resource Center for Public Schools of Robeson County image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 18, 2017
3. Former Pembroke High School, now the Indian Resource Center for Public Schools of Robeson County
This view is from close to the marker. It is at the southwest corner of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke campus.
Henry Berry Lowrie image. Click for full size.
North Carolina State Archives via Wikipedia Commons, circa 1870
4. Henry Berry Lowrie
 
 
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 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 24, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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