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Tabor City in Columbus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mt. Tabor

 
 
Mt. Tabor Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2007
1. Mt. Tabor Marker
Inscription. Baptist Church est. here in 1840. Community settled in 1850ís. Railroad terminus located, 1886. Incorporated 1805. Charter changed to Tabor City, 1935. Former “Yam Capital” of the World.
 
Location. 34° 9.041′ N, 78° 52.367′ W. Marker is in Tabor City, North Carolina, in Columbus County. Marker is at the intersection of East 5th Street (Business U.S. 701) and Pireway Road (North Carolina Highway 904), on the right when traveling south on East 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tabor City NC 28463, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tabor City Tribune (approx. 0.7 miles away); Loris Training School (approx. 6 miles away in South Carolina); Green Sea Baptist Church (approx. 6.1 miles away in South Carolina).
 
Also see . . .  History. From the Tabor City website. (Submitted on February 13, 2007.) 
 
Additional keywords. Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
 
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Marker at Tabor City Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 10, 2007
2. Marker at Tabor City Welcome Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,854 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church • Railroad depot • Can you help?
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