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COMtech COMtech - The Carolina Commerce and Technology Center, Inc. is a non-profit, corporation which began operation in January 2001. It is responsible for developing an education and training center surrounded by 620 acres zoned for business and industry.
Robeson County Robeson County - Pembroke is located in Robeson County in southeastern North Carolina and is approximately 7 miles from the intersection of U.S. Highway 74 and Interstate 95 at Lumberton. The Pembroke area is approximately 1.5 hours south of Raleigh and 1.5 hours north of the North and South Carolina beaches and two hours east of Charlotte.
Lumbee Tribe Lumbee Tribe - The Lumbee Tribe is the largest tribe in North Carolina, the largest tribe east of the Mississippi River and the ninth largest in the nation. The Lumbee take their name from the Lumber River which winds its way through Robeson County. Pembroke, North Carolina is the economic, cultural and political center of the tribe.
Indian Cultural Center The North Carolina Indian Cultural Center – operates a museum of local Native American arts and crafts in their Long House facility, and the recreation area where the restored Henry Berry Lowrie cabin is shown.
Lumber River Lumber River State Park - The Lumber River is a natural and scenic black water river, which flows through the Pembroke area. The native environment of the Lumber River valley has scenic cypress-gum swamps, hardwood forests and upland pine forests. The Lumber River is one of the most highly prized recreation sites in North Carolina; recreation varies from active outdoor recreation, to festivals, to passive activities. Among the most popular activities are canoeing and boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking, camping, nature study, swimming, biking, jogging, crafts and fossil and artifact hunting.
UNC at Pembroke " University of North Carolina at Pembroke - The area’s local colleges provide high quality educational services, with a personal touch. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has enjoyed steady growth in the past 25 years, and serves more than 6,000 students with world-class class offerings in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Old Main -UNCP The Museum of the Native American Resource Center – The Center is located in historic Old Main, the first brick structure on campus (1923). Old Main is listed on the National Resister of Historic Places, and also houses the Department of American Indian Studies.
Purnell Swett H. S. The Pembroke area is rightly proud of its outstanding local schools. From the Elementary and Middle schools with over 2,000 students, to Purnell Swett High with over 1,500 students, Pembroke’s five local schools provide the foundation for bright futures and successful careers.

Welcome to the Town of Pembroke, NC

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Pembroke is a unique Southern college town with a rich American Indian heritage.
The community has many attractions and amenities that are pleasant surprises to visitors.
Pembroke is the home town of the Lumbee Tribe, , the ninth largest tribe in the United States.
Pembroke is the home of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNC-Pembroke).
The quality of life is distinctly southern, but very progressive; the people, hardworking, friendly, honest.

Pembroke is located in Robeson County in southeastern North Carolina and is approximately 7 miles from the intersection of U.S. Highway 74 and Interstate 95 at Lumberton. The Pembroke area is approximately 1.5 hours south of Raleigh and 1.5 hours north of the North and South Carolina beaches, and two hours east of Charlotte.

 

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