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Lewisville in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Shallow Ford

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
1. Shallow Ford Marker
Inscription.  Colonial route across Yadkin River. Scene of Tory defeat by Whigs, 1780. Crossing used in 1781 by army of Lord Cornwallis. 600 yds. S.
 
Erected by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & VehiclesWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 36° 5.554′ N, 80° 30.81′ W. Marker is in Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisville NC 27023, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoneman's Raid (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raiding Huntsville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Huntsville Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jones Grocery Store (approx. 1.4 miles away); Concord United Methodist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); New Hope AME Zion Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Site of Sunny Acres
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
2. Shallow Ford Marker
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); Charles L. Spaugh House (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisville.
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
3. Shallow Ford Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
4. Shallow Ford Marker
Shallow Ford - Yadkin River image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
5. Shallow Ford - Yadkin River
Shallow Ford - Yadkin River image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
6. Shallow Ford - Yadkin River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 749 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on May 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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