“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Columbus County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Columbus County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Columbus County, NC (4) Bladen County, NC (13) Brunswick County, NC (62) Pender County, NC (18) Robeson County, NC (17) Dillon County, SC (24) Horry County, SC (213)  ColumbusCounty(4) Columbus County (4)  BladenCounty(13) Bladen County (13)  BrunswickCounty(62) Brunswick County (62)  PenderCounty(18) Pender County (18)  RobesonCounty(17) Robeson County (17)  DillonCountySouth Carolina(24) Dillon County (24)  HorryCounty(213) Horry County (213)
Whiteville is the county seat for Columbus County
Adjacent to Columbus County, North Carolina
      Bladen County (13)  
      Brunswick County (62)  
      Pender County (18)  
      Robeson County (17)  
      Dillon County, South Carolina (24)  
      Horry County, South Carolina (213)  
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1North Carolina, Columbus County, Riegelwood — D-21 — Cornwallis
On Old Stage Highway (State Highway 87) just south of Cornwallis Road, on the right when traveling north.
Retreating after Battle of Guilford Courthouse, en route to Wilmington, passed near here with his army in April 1781.Map (db m101314) HM
2North Carolina, Columbus County, Tabor City — Mt. Tabor
On East 5th Street (Business U.S. 701) at Pireway Road (North Carolina Highway 904), on the right when traveling south on East 5th Street.
Baptist Church est. here in 1840. Community settled in 1850’s. Railroad terminus located, 1886. Incorporated 1805. Charter changed to Tabor City, 1935. Former “Yam Capital” of the World.Map (db m862) HM
3North Carolina, Columbus County, Tabor City — The Tabor City Tribune
On East 5th Street (Business U.S. 701) south of Bypass U.S. 701, on the left when traveling south.
Established by Stanly County native W. Horace Carter in 1946. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service in 1953. Named changed to Tabor-Loris Tribune in 1996.Map (db m863) HM
4North Carolina, Columbus County, Whiteville — D-74 — Millie-Christine McKoy
On Business U.S. 74/76 just north of Flynn Cemetery Road (County Highway 1715).
Black Siamese twins born near here, 1851. exhibited in U.S. and Europe. Died in 1912. Grave is five miles N.Map (db m20458) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023