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

Wachovia Tract

 
 
Wachovia Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
1. Wachovia Tract Marker
Inscription.  On Dec. 27, 1752, survey for Moravian settlement began near here. Bishop August Spangenberg led frontier expedition that selected 98,985 acres.
 
Erected 2008 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-110.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1782.
 
Location. 36° 1.47′ N, 80° 21.37′ W. Marker is in Clemmons, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of South Stratford Road (U.S. 158) and Bryn Mawr Lane (North Carolina Highway 1115), on the right when traveling east on South Stratford Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3090 Wade Frye Ln, Winston Salem NC 27103, 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. Fraternity Church of the Brethren (approx. ¾ mile away); The "Hattie Butner" (approx. 1½ miles away); Philip and Johanna Hoehns (Hanes) House
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); McKnight's Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Linville (approx. 3.2 miles away); William Johnson (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fries Manufacturing and Power Co. (approx. 3.7 miles away); Vogler-Reynolds House (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clemmons.
 
Also see . . .  NC History Project article. (Submitted on April 5, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Wachovia Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
2. Wachovia Tract Marker
 
 
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 663 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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