Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
New Bethabara Tavern 1775
"Br. Nils Lund came to fasten locks on the tavern doors. The sign of the new tavern, a star, was hung out. Br. and Sr. Schaub, Jr. moved today into the new tavern."
Bethabara Diary, April 22, 1775
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 22, 1861.
Location. 36° 9.38′ N, 80° 17.94′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on 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. Summerhouse 1759 (here, next to this marker); New Tavern Well 1755 (here, next to this marker); 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.
1. Br. and Sr. Schaub, Jr. are my ancestors.
My ancestors were from Switzerland. They sailed from Holland and arrived in Pennsylvania in Dec 1743. I've visited the old Schaub House (John Jacob Schaub House in Pfafftown, N.C.) but missed seeing this marker.
— Submitted December 13, 2018, by Dale W Schaub of Gainesville, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.