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

Melville

c. 1835

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Melville Marker
Inscription.  A Federal style house with emerging Greek Revival form built by John Wilson, merchant and planter. The interior contains late Federal trim from the Thomas Day workshop. The original brick kitchen and frame smoke house are in the rear. A later owner was E.D. Winstead, a tobacco factory owner.
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 36° 32.342′ N, 79° 12.421′ W. Marker is in Milton, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is on Broad Street (State Highway 57) just west of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 93 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. Thomas House (a few steps from this marker); Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Day (within shouting distance
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Melville
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of this marker); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milton State Bank (about 300 feet away); Friou-Hurdle House (about 400 feet away); Episcopal Church (about 500 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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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