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

Thomas House

c. 1916

 
 
Thomas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Thomas House Marker
Inscription.  On this lot was a 3 story brick building where the Burch family lived. On the first floor was a five and dime store and a one room school. It was bought by Walter Lea Thomas of Leasburg, torn down and rebuilt between 1914 and 1916 out of the materials from the Burch House. It was covered with stucco. Some of his family is living here today.
 
Erected by The Milton Preservation and Beautification Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 36° 32.339′ N, 79° 12.406′ 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: 117 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 (a few steps from this marker); Milton General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilson-Austin-Mehaffey House
The Thomas House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. The Thomas House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Milton Batteaux, Boatmen, Hogsheads and Coopers (within shouting distance of this marker); Milton State Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Friou-Hurdle House (about 300 feet away); Site of Milton Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Last updated on April 25, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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