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High Point in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Blacksmith Shop

 
 
The Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
1. The Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription. This restored log structure is a working blacksmith shop, equipped with tools and materials similar to those John Haley used in his trade. The shop was found in Davidson County and was relocated to this site in 1970 with funds from the Millis family. It is believed that this structure was built in the mid-1700ís.
 
Location. 35° 58.785′ N, 79° 59.514′ W. Marker is in High Point, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on E Lexington Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located adjacent to the High Point Museum. Marker is in this post office area: High Point NC 27262, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Haley House (a few steps from this marker); The Hoggat House (a few steps from this marker); The Plank Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Building in High Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Colonial Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Haley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Red Schoolhouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); High Point University (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in High Point.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Marker in High Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
2. Marker in High Point
The Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
3. The Blacksmith Shop
The Blacksmith Shop (north side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2010
4. The Blacksmith Shop (north side)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 26, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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