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

Oldest Building in High Point

 
 
Oldest Building in High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 17, 2021
1. Oldest Building in High Point Marker
Inscription.  
Colonial home of Mary and Philip Hoggatt
A Quaker Potter
Typical example of a Pre-Revolution home
Built in Guilford County ca. 1754
In continuous use until the 1960's.

 
Erected 1996 by Daughters of the American Colonists, North Carolina Society for the 1996 State Regents Project: Mary Ann Groome Hepler, State Regent.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & 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 East Lexington Avenue and Terrell Drive, on the left when traveling east on East Lexington Avenue. The marker stands adjacent to the High Point Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1859 E Lexington Ave, 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 Building in High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
2. Oldest Building in High Point Marker
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. Oldest Colonial Trail (here, next to this marker); Quatercentenary Tree (a few steps from 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); The Little Red Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Haley House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
 
Oldest Building in High Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
3. Oldest Building in High Point Marker
Hoggat House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
4. Hoggat House
This house was built in 1754 by Quakers Philip and Mary Hoggat. Today it is part of the High Point Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,543 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 17, 2022