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High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Arms Factory

 
 
Confederate Arms Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
June 17, 2021
1. Confederate Arms Factory Marker
Inscription.  The Gillam & Miller Gun Factory was located here. Owned by Dr. L. M. Gillam and James Miller, the firm manufactured rifles and gun stocks for the state of North Carolina in 1863. The firm also had a contract to sell rifles to the Confederate government in 1862.
 
Erected 1990 by Col. John Sloan Camp, 1290, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 35° 57.474′ N, 80° 0.341′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on N Main Street (U.S. 311 Bus), on the right when traveling north. Marker is on N Main Street, between Kivett Drive and High Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); High Point Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots
Marker on N Main Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
2. Marker on N Main Street
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(within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Plank Road (within shouting distance of this marker); African Americans in World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); High Point (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plank Road Foreman (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
 
Additional keywords. Neo-Confederate propaganda; white supremacist propaganda; Lost Cause propaganda
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 19, 2021.   2. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 18, 2022