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Roanoke Rapids in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Kraft Pulp in United States

 
 
First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
1. First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker
Inscription. Was made here by the sulphate process using southern pine in 1909,by the Roanoke Rapids Paper Manufacturing Company.
 
Erected 1973 by Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E 81.)
 
Location. 36° 28.678′ N, 77° 38.759′ W. Marker is in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on Gaston Road (State Highway 48) near Vepco Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke Rapids NC 27870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roanoke Canal (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Roanoke Canal (approx. mile away); Allen Jones (approx. 3.2 miles away); Benjamin S. Turner (approx. 3 miles away); Weldon Railroads (approx. 4.4 miles away); Rockfish Capital of the World (approx. 4.4 miles away); Wilmington and Weldon Railroad (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Roanoke Canal (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke Rapids.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
2. First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker
First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 27, 2013
3. First Kraft Pulp in United States Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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