Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Dyer's and Potter's House 1782
"(Br. Johannes) Schaub now desires to settle in Bethabara, and there establish a dye house,--a lack of which our Brethren and Sisters have keenly felt hitherto, as they had to send all yarn to Pennsylvania to be colored..."
Bishop Graff, letter, June 28, 1780.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1753.
Location. 36° 9.226′ N, 80° 17.738′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling south. Located in Historic Bethabara Park. 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 Krause-Butner Pottery Shop (here, next to this marker); Herman Buttner House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Distiller's House 1803 (about 400 feet away); Well 1807 (about 500 feet away); Wachovia Settlement (about 500 feet away); Memorial Marker 1806 (about 500 feet away); Gemeinhaus (about 500 feet away); Gemeinhaus 1788 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
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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 440 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.