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Sedalia in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

McLean House

 
 
McLean House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
1. McLean House Marker
Inscription. One half mile south of this marker stands the house built by John McLean and his wife Jane Marshall McLean before 1767.
Col. Wm. Washington spent some time in this house in the spring of 1781. It has been the home of every successive generation of the McLean family, members of which have served in six wars.

 
Erected 1932 by Guilford Battle Chapter D.A.R. and descendants of John and Jane Marshall McLean.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.039′ N, 79° 37.241′ W. Marker is in Sedalia, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of US Highway 70 and Palmer Farm Road, on the right when traveling east on US Highway 70. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6147 Burlington Road, Sedalia NC 27342, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Galen L. Stone Hall 1927 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Athletic Field (about 300 feet away); Kimball Hall (about 400 feet away); Bell Tower (about 500 feet away); Palmer Memorial Institute
McLean House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
2. McLean House Marker
(about 600 feet away); Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (about 700 feet away); In Memory of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown (about 800 feet away); Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1883 - 1961 (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sedalia.
 
Regarding McLean House. The McLean House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 2, 1995.
 
Also see . . .  McLean Home and Family. A family website has reprinted an article about the home from the Greensboro Daily News, October 30, 1932 (Submitted on January 9, 2011, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..) 
 
McLean House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
3. McLean House Marker
Old log cabin on the McLean property image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, January 1, 2011
4. Old log cabin on the McLean property
This cabin is located south of the marker, in the woods on the left of Palmer Farm Road. It is not the McLean home but it may have been built by someone in the family.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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