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

John and Polly Garrett House

 
 
John and Polly Garrett House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 12, 2010
1. John and Polly Garrett House Marker
Inscription. It took John and Polly Garrett five years to build this house. During that five year period, they lived in the small log home to your right. The Garrett's moved into this house in 1835. Four years later, Polly gave birth to their first child. They eventually had four children while living here (three boys and one girl).
 
Erected by Alamance County Recreation and Parks.
 
Location. 35° 59.331′ N, 79° 26.801′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker can be reached from R. Dean Coleman Road. Click for map. The historic farm is located at Cedarock Park. From interstate 40/85, take exit 145. Travel 6 miles on NC Highway 49 South. Turn left onto Friendship Patterson Mill Road & then left onto R. Dean Coleman Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4242 R. Dean Coleman Road, Burlington NC 27215, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedarock Historical Farm (a few steps from this marker); Original Garrett House (a few steps from this marker); Post Office (a few steps from this marker); The Animals of a Turn of the Century Farm (within shouting
The Garrett House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 12, 2010
2. The Garrett House
distance of this marker); Carriage Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); The Corn Crib (within shouting distance of this marker); Friendship Academy and High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Hermon Meeting House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burlington.
 
Also see . . .  Cedarock Historical Farm. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
The First Garrett House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 12, 2010
3. The First Garrett House
The Garrett Log Cabin and The Garrett House image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, August 12, 2010
4. The Garrett Log Cabin and The Garrett House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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