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

Palisade Fort

1756-1763

 

— (Reconstructed) —

 
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
1. Palisade Fort Marker
Inscription.  The only French and Indian War Fort in the Southeast reconstructed on its original site. This five-sided palisade was built around the central part of the community for protection from Indian aggression. A second fort was located at the Mill Site on Mill Creek. Fortunately, the Indians never attacked Bethabara. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts and CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 36° 9.33′ N, 80° 17.86′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethabara Rd., on the left when traveling north. in Bethabara Park. Touch for map. 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. Congregation Store 1759 & 1764 (here, next to this marker); Pottery Shop 1755 (a few steps from this marker); Congregation Kitchen 1766 (a few steps from this marker); Bell House (a few steps from this marker); Well 1763
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
2. Palisade Fort Marker
New paint.
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(a few steps from this marker); Bethabara (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregation Store Addition after 1766 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gemeinhaus 1756 (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
3. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
4. Palisade Fort Marker
New location, close to the old location.
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
5. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
6. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
7. Palisade Fort
Palisade Fort image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
8. Palisade Fort
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on December 8, 2020, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   2. submitted on December 8, 2020, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   4. submitted on December 8, 2020, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 3, 2022