Near Blanch in Caswell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bright Leaf Tobacco
Erected 1976 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
Location. 36° 29.65′ N, 79° 19.061′ W. Marker is near Blanch, North Carolina, in Caswell County. Marker is at the intersection of Blanch Road (State Highway 1523) and Bertha Wilson Road (State Highway 1511), on the left when traveling north on Blanch Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blanch NC 27212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 5.2 miles away); William L. Poteat (approx. 5.3 miles away); Romulus M. Saunders (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bartlett Yancey (approx. 5.9 miles away); Archer T. Gammon Dix's Ferry (approx. 6.1 miles away in Virginia); Caswell County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Honoring Nicholas Longworth Dillard (approx. 6.4 miles away).
Additional keywords. Purley, Caswell County
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on May 25, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2009, by Caswell County Historical Association of Yanceyville, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.