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

Model Farm

 
 
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
1. Model Farm Marker
Inscription.  Established by Quakers 1867 to stem westward migration by promoting improved agricultural practices. Tract, sold in 1891, was ½ mi. E.
 
Erected 1997 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-100.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History, and the Quakerism series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 35° 56.055′ N, 79° 59.357′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of Model Farm Road and Baltimore Street, on the left when traveling east on Model Farm Road. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springfield Friends Meeting (approx. 0.8 miles away); Highland Cotton Mills Village (approx. one mile away); Rev. Benjamin Elton Cox (approx. 1½ miles away); John Coltrane (approx.
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
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1.7 miles away); a different marker also named John Coltrane (approx. 1.7 miles away); Southern Furniture Exposition Building (approx. 1.7 miles away); Myrtle Furr Hayworth Barthmaier (approx. 1.7 miles away); High Point Market (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
 
Model Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
3. Model Farm Marker
 
 
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 707 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 28, 2022