Columbus County Bicentennial Monument, Whiteville
This black marble monument stands on a low rectangular pedestal. The main body of the monument is circular near its base but tapers off to a point at the monument's top. Its inscription commemorates Columbus County's bicentennial anniversary.
COLUMBUS / BICENTENNIAL / CELEBRATING 200 YEARS 1808-2008 / PRESENTED BY / COLUMBUS COUNTY BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE / NOVEMBER 22, 2008
November 22, 2008
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"Bicentennial year celebrated in Whiteville," WECT (accessed June 12, 2014) Link
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Hotz, Amy. "Columbus County celebrates 200 years," Star News (accessed June 12, 2014) Link
North Carolina Legislature. "House Bill 1883 - Columbus County Bicentennial Funds" (accessed June 12, 2014) Link
Columbus County Bicentennial Committee
The monument is located outside the north entrance of the Columbus County courthouse. It stands on the courthouse lot near the intersection of US-701 and Courthouse Circle.
The monument stands in a grass area between Courthouse Circle and the courthouse building. Although there is nearby decorative landscaping, the monument is surrounded only by grass.