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Snow Camp in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Allen House

Circa 1780

 
 
Allen House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
1. Allen House Marker
Inscription.  Original frontier log dwelling built by Quaker John Allen III. House stood approximately 400 feet southeast. Housed five generations. Moved in 1965 to Alamance Battleground State Historic Site.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable BuildingsNotable Places. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 35° 53.786′ N, 79° 25.163′ W. Marker is in Snow Camp, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 423 East Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road, Snow Camp NC 27349, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Snow Camp (approx. 0.7 miles away); Micajah McPherson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Freedom Hill Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cane Creek Meeting House (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Memorial to British Troops Who Died in the Old Meeting House (approx. 1˝ miles away);
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Cane Creek Friends Meeting Since 1751 / Abigail Overman Pike 1709 - 1781 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Cane Creek Meeting (approx. 1˝ miles away); September 13, 1781 (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snow Camp.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Additional keywords. Snow Camp, Log Cabin, Cane Creek, Spring Friends Meeting
 
Allen House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, May 1, 2010
2. Allen House Marker
The Allen House as it Stands Today at the Alamance Battleground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patrick G. Jordan, March 6, 2010
3. The Allen House as it Stands Today at the Alamance Battleground
Moved to this site in 1965, the log house has been restored with many original furnishings and is open to the public.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,708 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Patrick G. Jordan of Graham, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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