Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
"Br. Triebel and his apprentice Strahle went to Salem and began work on the framing for the first house to be built on the lower street. The Brn. Herbst and Pfeil, with four boys, were also there to fell trees on the building site and secure the bark."
Bethabara Diary, April 22, 1766.
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Location. 36° 9.38′ N, 80° 17.94′ 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. New Tavern Well 1755 (here, next to this marker); New Bethabara Tavern 1775 Medical Gardens 1761 (a few steps from this marker); Community Garden 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bethabara Park 1753 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Community and Medical Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); First Village (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
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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 505 times since then. 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.