Walnut Cove in Stokes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Great Wagon Road
path that became a frontier
road between Pennsylvania
and Georgia in the 18th
century. The major road
for settlers of the North
Carolina back country passed
near this place.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 17.907′ N, 80° 8.505′ W. Marker is in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 311) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Cove NC 27052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Winston (approx. 1.3 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 3.2 miles away); Benjamin Forsyth (approx. 5.6 miles away); Memorial Industrial School (approx. 6.9 miles away); 1792 Road Between Bethabara and Germanton (approx. 7.4 miles away); Moratock Iron Furnace Moratock Furnace (approx. 8.3 miles away); Gabriel Moore (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Cove.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,439 times since then and 135 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.