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Walnut Cove in Stokes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lewis David von Schweinitz

1780 - 1834

 
 
Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
1. Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker
Inscription.  Moravian administrator. Botanist and pioneer in American mycology. Discovered falls 3 mi. SW.
 
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J 76.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionScience & MedicineWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 36° 25.043′ N, 80° 13.876′ W. Marker is in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 89 and Hanging Rock Park Road, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 89. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moody Tavern (approx. 1½ miles away); Stokes County Troops C.S.A (approx. 1½ miles away); Stokes County World War I Monument (approx. 1½ miles away); Stack-Bickett Law Office (approx. 1½ miles away); Stoneman’s Raid (approx. 1½ miles away); Gabriel Moore
Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Moratock Furnace (approx. 1.8 miles away); Moratock Iron Furnace (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Lewis David von Schweinitz Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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