High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
ville – Salem plank road,
a toll road 129 miles
long, built 1849 – 1854,
followed this route.
Erected 1974 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 24.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 35° 57.449′ N, 80° 0.345′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 311 Bus) and W High Avenue, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Marker is located near the High Point Amtrak station. 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. The Plank Road Foreman (a few steps from this marker); High Point (a few steps from this marker); High Point Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Arms Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Patriots Camp Fisher (approx. 0.2 miles away); Guilford Technical Community College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 555 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.