Historical Markers in Robeson County, North Carolina
Lumberton is the county seat for Robeson County
Adjacent to Robeson County, North Carolina
Bladen County(13) ► Columbus County(4) ► Cumberland County(113) ► Hoke County(6) ► Scotland County(29) ► Dillon County, South Carolina(24) ► Horry County, South Carolina(213) ► Marlboro County, South Carolina(39) ►
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1787–1987. On August 14, 1787, John Willis deeded to the Lumberton Lottery Managers 170 acres of land, “being the well known as Red Bluff where the courts are held,” to be sold in lots for the creation of the Town of Lumberton. . . . — — Map (db m5230) HM
Sponsored legislation in 1885 establishing public schools for Indians of Robeson County. In 1887 he introduced legislation to establish Croatan Normal School — now Pembroke State University. — — Map (db m102253) HM