Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Flour Bin 1758
"(Meeting) was held to consider defense against the Indians. A large flour bin was finished on the third, near the bakery, so that in case of need there would be an ample supply of flour on hand inside the fort. It was decided to stockade the mill and to strengthen our palisade here."
Bethabara Diary, April 7, 1758.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Location. 36° 9.31′ N, 80° 17.89′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in Historic Bethabara Park. 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. Pottery Dependency 1756 (a few steps from this marker); The Brothers House 1755 (a few steps from this marker); Vorsteher's House 1758 (a few steps from this marker); Family House 1758 Bastion 1756 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pottery Shop Addition between 1763-1766 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Well 1763 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Oldtown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers •
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