Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Memorial Marker 1806
"Br. Benizien was present and announced that the Helfer Conferenz furs Ganze (Minister's Conference) had decided to place a monument bearing the words 'The 17th November 1753' on the site of the first hut which was occupied by the twelve (sic: 15) Single Brethren when they arrived."
Bethabara Diary, December 10, 1803.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 9.29′ N, 80° 17.81′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethabara Road, on the left when traveling north. Located in 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. Gemeinhaus (here, next to this marker); Wachovia Settlement (here, next to this marker); Well 1807 (a few steps from this marker); Gemeinhaus 1788 (a few steps from this marker); Apothecary Shop 1763 (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor's Laboratory 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Distiller's House 1803 (within shouting distance of this marker); Herman Buttner House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The 1806 marker, and marker at the original cabin location.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.