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Bethania in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bethania

Founded 12 June 1759

 
 
Bethania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. Bethania Marker
Inscription. First planned Moravian Village in N. Carolina. Colonial and antebellum trade and agricultural center. Only remaining continuous, independent Wachovia Settlement. Contains unique remnants of original medieval style plan where families lived in a central village and the Moravian church assigned each family roughly equal strip fields in bottom-lands along Muddy Creek and orchard lots on higher ground.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 36° 10.72′ N, 80° 20.34′ W. Marker is in Bethania, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethania Road 0.1 miles east of Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethania NC 27010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lord Cornwallis (within shouting distance of this marker); Plank Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Wagon Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cedar Grove School (approx. half a mile away); Oak Grove School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bethania Freedman's Community
Bethania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
2. Bethania Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Pfafftown (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wash House 1754 (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bethania.
 
Also see . . .  historicbethania.org. (Submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Bethania Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
3. Bethania Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
4. Bethania Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
5. Bethania Marker
Alpha Chapel (c.1894) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
6. Alpha Chapel (c.1894)
Wolff-Moser House (c.1799) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
7. Wolff-Moser House (c.1799)
Bethania District Historic Landmark marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
8. Bethania District Historic Landmark marker
Bethania history display image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
9. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
10. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
11. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
12. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
13. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
14. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
15. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
16. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox
17. Bethania history display
I missed one. I combined the edge of the two adjacent frames to form this image. It's enough to give the gist.
Bethania history display image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
18. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
19. Bethania history display
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
20. Bethania history display
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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