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.)
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Fisher (approx. 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.
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.