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Milton in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Thomas Day

ca. 1801-1861

 
 
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By Amy Wilson, December 23, 2008
1. Thomas Day Marker
Inscription.  Free black cabinetmaker in Milton, 1824-1861. Home and shop located here in the old Union Tavern, 1848-1858.
 
Erected 1999 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-93.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 32.325′ N, 79° 12.374′ W. Marker is in Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (State Highway 57) and Town Hall Road on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton NC 27305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Milton General Store (a few steps from this marker); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton State Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Friou-Hurdle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Melville (within shouting distance of this
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By Amy Wilson, December 23, 2008
2. Thomas Day Marker
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marker); Site of Milton Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Day Biographical Sketch. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina.)
 
Thomas Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By Amy Wilson, December 23, 2008
3. Thomas Day Marker
The building in the background appears to be in the process of restoration.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,434 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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