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

Site of Sunny Acres

ca. early 1930's

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
1. Site of Sunny Acres Marker
Inscription.  Built by Miss Anna Ogburn of Winston-Salem, a Methodist philanthropist and benefactor. The large 200-foot long house was originally used as a country retreat for underprivileged children and as a Methodist Church conference center. Later Sunny Acres was used as a community center to house a doctor's office and other businesses. It was the site of the first location of the Lewisville Branch of the Forsyth County Public Library.
 
Erected 2004 by Lewisville Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 5.65′ N, 80° 25.67′ W. Marker is in Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Shallowford Road and Williams Road, on the right when traveling south on Shallowford Road. 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 walking distance of this marker. Charles L. Spaugh House (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodist Church Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Great Philadelphia Wagon Road
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
2. Site of Sunny Acres Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); "Battle Cross" (approx. 0.4 miles away); POW-MIA Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lewis C. Laugenour House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Lewisville Academy (approx. half a mile away); Lewisville Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisville.
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
3. Site of Sunny Acres Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
4. Site of Sunny Acres Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 23, 2012
5. Site of Sunny Acres Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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