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

Milton State Bank

ca. 1860

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Milton State Bank Marker
Inscription.  Built by Dabney Cosby, construction protégé of Thomas Jefferson. Served as a banking house and staff residence for 49 years, later Milton Post Office for 51 years, and thereafter a private resident. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places as one of the most important historic architectural buildings in North Carolina.
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
 
Location. 36° 32.332′ N, 79° 12.35′ W. Marker is near Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on Broad Street (Highway 57) east of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 169 Broad St, 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 Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (a few steps from this marker); Friou-Hurdle House
Milton State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Milton State Bank Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Thomas Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Milton Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Row West (about 300 feet away); Melville (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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