Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Locksmith and Gunsmith Shop 1759
"Rudolph Christ (expressed) his wish to establish a pottery in Bethabara, and says that he will begin in a small way in the old locksmith shop and smithy until he is in a position to build a house and shop."
Bethabara Diary, December 14, 1758.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Location. 36° 9.33′ N, 80° 17.92′ 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. Smithy and Christ Pottery 1759 (a few steps from this marker); Bastion 1756 (a few steps from this marker); Smith's House 1762 (a few steps from this marker); Community and Medical Gardens Mill-Wright's House 1762 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tailor's Shop 1764 (within shouting distance of this marker); Pottery Dependency 1756 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brothers House 1755 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Oldtown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
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