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Walnut Cove in Stokes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Great Wagon Road

 
 
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. Great Wagon Road Marker
Inscription.
An Indian trading and warring
path that became a frontier
road between Pennsylvania
and Georgia in the 18th
century. The major road
for settlers of the North
Carolina back country passed
near this place.

 
Location. 36° 17.907′ N, 80° 8.505′ W. Marker is in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street (U.S. 311) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Walnut Cove NC 27052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Winston (approx. 1.3 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 3.2 miles away); Benjamin Forsyth (approx. 5.6 miles away); Moratock Iron Furnace (approx. 8.2 miles away); Moratock Furnace (approx. 8.3 miles away); Gabriel Moore (approx. 8.4 miles away); Stonemanís Raid (approx. 8.5 miles away); Stokes County World War I Monument (approx. 8.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Cove.
 
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Marker in Walnut Cove image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Marker in Walnut Cove
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Great Wagon Road Marker
Marker in Fowler Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
4. Marker in Fowler Park
The Great Wagon Road marker is located in Walnut Cove's Fowler Park.
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
5. Great Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,045 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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