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

Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House

c. 1870

 
 
Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House Marker
Inscription.  This elegant Victorian home was originally known as the Dr. Wilson House. Dr. Wilson served as a surgeon in the Confederate army and a physician in Milton. The 1880s expansion of the home features shingled gables, dental molding, decorative side stoop and a two-story, wrap-around porch supported by Doric columns.
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 36° 32.351′ N, 79° 12.443′ 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: 77 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. Melville (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas House (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton General Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Day
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. The Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House
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(about 400 feet away); Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Clay-Lewis-Irvine House (about 400 feet away); Patterson-Dodson House (about 400 feet away); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (about 400 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 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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