Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Family House 1758
"Br. and Sr. Rogers and Br. and Sr. Jacob Loesch moved into their new houses."
Bethabara Diary, October 14, 1758.
"...Our Christmas joy was increased when Sr. Anna Loesch gave birth to a little son, who before supper, in a meeting of communicants, who all acted as sponsors, was baptised...and received the name Johann Christian."
Bethabara Diary, December 25, 1758.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 14, 1761.
Location. 36° 9.31′ N, 80° 17.87′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara RoadTouch 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 1756 (a few steps from this marker); Bell House (a few steps from this marker); Well 1763 (a few steps from this marker); Congregation Kitchen 1766 (a few steps from this marker); Pottery Shop 1755 (a few steps from this marker); Bethabara Fort 1756-63 (a few steps from this marker); Vorsteher's House 1758 (a few steps from this marker); Flour Bin 1758 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 502 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.