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Kernersville in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site of Dobson's Tavern

 
 
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 12, 2016
1. Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  
Here George Washington breakfasted June 2, 1791.
The following excerpt is from his diary of his
southern tour:
"In company with the Govr. I set out for
Guilford. By 4 o'clock-breakfasted at one
Dobson's at the distance of eleven miles
from Salem... "


Erected by Kernersville Lions Club

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommercePatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is June 2, 1791.
 
Location. 36° 7.194′ N, 80° 4.384′ W. Marker is in Kernersville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and East Mountain Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kernersville NC 27284, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stuart Motor Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Street Mural (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerner Tannery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Historic Beeson's Crossroad Trading Post
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Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 12, 2016
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Maynard Field (approx. 4.4 miles away); Historic Oak Ridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); Jesse Benbow House (approx. 5 miles away); Charles Benbow House (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kernersville.
 
Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 12, 2016
3. Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker
Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 12, 2016
4. Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker
Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 12, 2016
5. Site of Dobson's Tavern Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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