Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
To the left is a blacksmith shop. Even though this building is not original, the blacksmith was very important to the farmer. Many farmers had blacksmithing skills and would be called on by others in the community to make or fix things for them.
Erected by Alamance County Recreation and Parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 35° 59.317′ N, 79° 26.816′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker can be reached from R. Dean Coleman Road. The historic farm is located at Cedarock Park. From interstate 40/85, take exit 145. Travel 6 miles on NC Highway 49 South. Turn left onto Friendship Patterson Mill Road & then left onto R. Dean Coleman Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4242 R Dean Coleman Road, Burlington NC 27215, 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. The Corn Crib (a few steps from this marker); Post OfficeOriginal Garrett House (within shouting distance of this marker); John and Polly Garrett House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Animals of a Turn of the Century Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Cedarock Historical Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Friendship Academy and High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Hermon Meeting House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 853 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.