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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Community and Medical Gardens

(Reconstructions)

 

— 1759 and 1761 —

 
Community and Medical Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
1. Community and Medical Gardens Marker
Inscription.  The only known well-documented Colonial Community Garden and the earliest known well-documented Colonial Medical Garden in the United States.
 
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 36° 9.35′ N, 80° 17.93′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smithy and Christ Pottery 1759 (a few steps from this marker); Mill-Wright's House 1762 (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's House 1762 (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Garden 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bethabara Park 1753 (within shouting distance
Community and Medical Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
2. Community and Medical Gardens Marker
of this marker); Locksmith and Gunsmith Shop 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tailor's Shop 1764 (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Gardens 1761 (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .
1. Bethabara Park Colonial Gardens. (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. Medical Garden of Bethabara with Modern Plant Names (PDF). (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Community and Medical Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
3. Community and Medical Gardens Marker
Community Garden (in Winter) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
4. Community Garden (in Winter)
Community Garden (in Winter) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
5. Community Garden (in Winter)
Medical Garden (in Winter) image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
6. Medical Garden (in Winter)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 1, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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