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Carrboro in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Elizabeth Cotten

1893-1987

 
 
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By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
1. Elizabeth Cotten Marker
Inscription. “Libba” Cotten composed, recorded “Freight Train” (1958). Key figure, 1960s folk revival. Born and raised on Lloyd Street.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 129.)
 
Location. 35° 54.64′ N, 79° 4.196′ W. Marker is in Carrboro, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Roberson Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrboro NC 27510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Journey of Reconcilation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Carolina Coffee Shop (approx. 0.9 miles away); Silent Sam (approx. one mile away); Harriet M. Berry (approx. 4.3 miles away); Last Shots (approx. 4.7 miles away); O'Kelly Chapel Christian Church (approx. 7.7 miles away); James E. Shepard (approx. 8.7 miles away); John Merrick (approx. 9.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Elizabeth Cotten Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 17, 2013
2. Elizabeth Cotten Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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