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

Plank Road

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
1. Plank Road Marker
Inscription.  A section of the Fayetteville-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 these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
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
High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
2. High Point Marker
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of this marker); 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.
 
Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
3. Main Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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