Help Needed to Recover Missing Torhunta Highway Historical Marker

Torhunta Marker

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, which manages the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, requests the public’s help in locating a missing highway historical marker. The marker was related to Torhunta, a Tuscarora Indian community destroyed in 1712.

The missing marker stood near Stump Johnson’s Produce Market on U.S. 13 at Saulston Road, northeast of Goldsboro. There is a webpage for each marker. The Torhunta marker webpage is located at

If you have information regarding the disappearance or whereabouts of the marker, please contact Ansley Herring Wegner at (919) 814-6620 or

The N.C. Highway Historical Marker Program is within the Office of Archives and History and administered by the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The Highway Marker Program is a collaboration between the N.C. Departments of Natural and Cultural Resources and Transportation.

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