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

Joseph Winston

 
 
Joseph Winston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
1. Joseph Winston Marker
Inscription.
Major in Revolution,
a commander at Kings
Mountain, Congressman,
state legislator. Town
of Winston named for
him. Home was 4 mi. W.

 
Erected 1954 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number J 39.)
 
Location. 36° 16.824′ N, 80° 8.771′ W. Marker is in Walnut Cove, North Carolina, in Stokes County. Marker is on State Highway 65 0.1 miles west of S Main Street (U.S. 311), on the right when traveling west. 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Great Wagon Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Upper Saura Town (approx. 4.3 miles away); Benjamin Forsyth (approx. 5 miles away); Memorial Industrial School (approx. 5.9 miles away); 1792 Road Between Bethabara and Germanton (approx. 6.4 miles away); Nazareth Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Moratock Iron Furnace (approx. 9.3 miles away); Moratock Furnace (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Cove.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page with essay. (Submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Joseph Winston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Joseph Winston Marker
Joseph Winston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
3. Joseph Winston Marker
Joseph Winston Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Joseph Winston Statue
This statue of Maj. Joseph Winston is located in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.
Grave of Joseph Winston image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
5. Grave of Joseph Winston
Joseph Winston
Maj Surry County Militia
Revolutionary War
1746   1815

Maj. Winston is buried at Guilford Courthouse Nat'l Military Park, near his statue.
 
 
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 618 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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