Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bethabara Tavern 1757
"Many people come here to buy and sell, some remaining overnight with us, and some at the mill."
Wachovia Diary, January 13, 1757.
"Last night again one of the most unruly companies of hunters was in our Tavern. They have several times recently given much trouble, but this time kept fairly well within bounds, and left this morning."
Bethabara Diary, January 14, 1763.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Location. 36° 9.35′ N, 80° 17.98′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Historic Bethabara Park. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Village (a few steps from Dwelling House/Cow House 1754 (a few steps from this marker); Tavern Well 1763 (a few steps from this marker); Sleeping Hall 1754 (a few steps from this marker); Hans Wagner Cabin 1752 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bake Oven 1753 (within shouting distance of this marker); Store House, Shed and Lodging For Strangers 1754 (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Garden 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.