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

Town Common

 
 
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By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. Town Common Marker
Inscription. Established in 1760 by the legislative act which crated the colonial town of Tarboro.
 
Erected 1939 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number E 18.)
 
Location. 35° 54.007′ N, 77° 32.181′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 64), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the town commons. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington's Southern Tour (a few steps from this marker); Edgecombe County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Occupation of Tarboro (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Spencer Bassett (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. Dancy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry T. Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.L. Saunders (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Tarboro. Website featuring the city's historic sites. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Town Common Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. Town Common Marker
Town Common Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
3. Town Common Today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 533 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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