Goldsboro in Wayne County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina Press Association
J. A. Engelhard elected
first president at meeting
held near this spot.
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number F-51.)
Location. 35° 22.925′ N, 77° 59.641′ W. Marker is in Goldsboro, North Carolina, in Wayne County. Marker is on East Walnut Street near South William Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goldsboro NC 27530, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Company E, 119th Infantry, Goldsboro Rifles World War I Monument (a few steps from this marker); John Lawson (a few steps from this marker); First Pentecostal Holiness Church Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); Wayne County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Seymour Johnson AFB History / 4th Fighter Wing History Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Goldsboro (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wm. T. Dortch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles B. Aycock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goldsboro.
Regarding North Carolina Press Association.
The organization adopted the name North Carolina Press Association. More than just a professional union, the North Carolina Press Association served as a fraternal society, as well. During their first
convention, the members were invited by the Atlantic Railroad to travel to Morehead City and Beaufort,
where they were
offered support to issues such as the good roads movement, improving public education, and strengthening local government.(North Carolina Office of Archives & History — Department of Cultural
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