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Mill-Wright's House 1762

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
1. Mill-Wright's House 1762 Marker
Inscription.  This small cellar, like many in Bethabara, was beneath a larger house. Stone steps and a place for wooden steps both into the cellar, show access from the inside and outside the house.

"Toward the end of May our mill-dam was swept away by a flood, but the mill was not injured, and by the aid of our neighbors... the dam was soon replaced, so that our mill could speedily run again..."
Bethabara Memorabilia of 1764.
 
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
 
Location. 36° 9.35′ N, 80° 17.91′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling east. 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 marker. Tailor's Shop 1764 (a few steps from this marker); Smith's House 1762 (a few steps from this marker); Smithy and Christ Pottery 1759 (a few steps from this marker); Community and Medical Gardens (within shouting
Mill-Wright's House 1762 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 22, 2012
2. Mill-Wright's House 1762 Marker
distance of this marker); Tailor's Shop Addition and Well after 1766 (within shouting distance of this marker); Locksmith and Gunsmith Shop 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Congregation Store Addition after 1766 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bastion 1756 (within shouting distance of this marker). 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. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 358 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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