Walnut Cove in Stokes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Great Wagon Road
path that became a frontier
road between Pennsylvania
and Georgia in the 18th
century. The major road
for settlers of the North
Carolina back country passed
near this place.
Location. 36° 17.907′ N, 80° 8.505′ W. Marker is in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 311) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Cove NC 27052, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Winston (approx. 1.3 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 3.2 miles away); Benjamin Forsyth (approx. 5.6 miles away); Moratock Iron Furnace (approx. 8.2 miles away); Moratock Furnace (approx. 8.3 miles away); Gabriel Moore (approx. 8.4 miles away); Stonemanís Raid (approx. 8.5 miles away); Stokes County World War I Monument (approx. 8.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnut Cove.
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
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