June 18, 2012

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This memorial is a place intended to serve as a focus for the memory of the life and legacy of the late Congressman George Henry White (1852-1918), in his birth place; and to provid...

February 11, 2012

On Jan. 28, members of the Phoenix Historical Society and representatives from the Benjamin and Edith Spaulding Descendants Foundation launched efforts to mutually support each other in their respective undertakings to promote public knowle...

January 31, 2012

Correspondent Dana Stone

TARBORO —   Why isn’t George Henry White a household name?  If Vincent Spalding has anything to do with it, that will soon change.

     Long ignored in African American history books and recognitions, George He...

January 30, 2012

Photo by Jonina S. Wrenn

Benjamin & Edith Spaulding Descendents Foundation, Inc. (BESDF) present recognition plaque to The Phoenix Historical Society, Inc. (PHS) at George Henry White Day breakfast meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at...

February 1, 2011

W. Terry Smith 


TARBORO — Tarboro, Edgecombe County

and North Carolina honored former black Congressman George Henry White again Saturday by unveiling a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker in his name at the corner of Main and Granvil...

January 30, 2011

W. Terry Smith 

TARBORO — George Henry White has been dead 93 years, but he lives on in Tarboro where Saturday will be the annual George Henry White Day. 

A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker honoring White will be unveiled about noo...

July 31, 2010

The maiden presentation of the award was presented to President Barack Obama at the biennial Spaulding family reunion on July 31, 2010 at 7:00 PM in the evening at the Hilton North Raleigh Hotel, Raleigh, NC. 

The family association Board...

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