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Snow Camp in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Snow Camp

 
 
Snow Camp Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 9, 2010
1. Snow Camp Marker
Inscription. Settled by Quakers in 1749. Cornwallis camped in area after Battle of Guilford Courthouse and used home of Simon Dixon as headquarters.
 
Erected 1960 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G 76.)
 
Location. 35° 53.465′ N, 79° 25.779′ W. Marker is in Snow Camp, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on Snow Camp Road 0.2 miles south of Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snow Camp NC 27349, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Micajah McPherson (approx. half a mile away); Freedom Hill Church (approx. half a mile away); Cane Creek Meeting House (approx. half a mile away); Allen House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cane Creek Meeting (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Memorial to British Troops Who Died in the Old Meeting House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cane Creek Friends Meeting Since 1751 / Abigail Overman Pike 1709 - 1781 (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Railroads (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Snow Camp.
 
Additional keywords. Cane Creek Meeting, Spring Friends, Alamance County, Graham, Orange, Pyle's Massacre, Nathanael Greene, Haw River, Eli Whitney Community
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Snow Camp Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 9, 2010
2. Snow Camp Marker
The View Looking North Towards Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road
Grave of Simon Dixon - at Cane Creek Friends Meeting, Snow Camp, North Carolina Photo, Click for full size
By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
3. Grave of Simon Dixon - at Cane Creek Friends Meeting, Snow Camp, North Carolina
The headstone reads:
In Memory Of Simon Dixon Born in Pennsylvania, 1728
Pioneer Settler who Bought These Lands from
the Lords Proprietors of North Carolina. 1751
Built Dixon's Mill. 1753
Died April 1781
and of his wife Elizabeth Allen Dixon
Born in Pennsylvania. 1728 Died 1793
Both were Charter Members of Cane Creek Meeting Organized 1751.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina.   3. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Burlington, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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