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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Village

(Reconstruction)

 

—July 1754 —

 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
1. First Village Marker
Inscription. The original frontier settlement of the 15 single brothers who arrived from Bethlehem, PA on November 17, 1753 They travelled on the nearby Great Philadelphia Wagon Road.
 
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Location. 36° 9.35′ N, 80° 17.97′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethabara Tavern 1757 (a few steps from this marker); Dwelling House/Cow House 1754 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tavern Well 1763 (within shouting distance of this marker); Sleeping Hall 1754 (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Garden 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bethabara Park 1753 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hans Wagner Cabin 1752 (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Gardens 1761 (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road
 
Also see . . .
First Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
2. First Village Marker
 1754 Reconstructed Village. (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
First Village image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
3. First Village
First Village image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
4. First Village
First Village image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
5. First Village
 
 
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