High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Oldest Building in High Point
A Quaker Potter
Typical example of a Pre-Revolution home
Built in Guilford County ca. 1754
In continuous use until the 1960’s.
1996 State Regents Project
Mary Ann Groome Helper, State Regent
Erected 1996 by Daughters of the American Colonists, North Carolina Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists, and the Quakerism ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
Location. 35° 58.776′ N, 79° 59.533′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of E Lexington Avenue and Terrell Drive, on the left when traveling east on E Lexington Avenue. Marker is located adjacent to the High Point Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27262, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Colonial Trail (here, next to this marker); The Hoggat House (a few steps from this marker); The Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plank Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haley House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Haley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Red Schoolhouse (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); High Point University (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,437 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.