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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wachovia Tract

 
 
Wachovia Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
1. Wachovia Tract Marker
Inscription. On Dec. 27, 1752, survey for Moravian settlement began near here. Bishop August Spangenberg led frontier expedition that selected 98,985 acres.
 
Erected 2008 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-110.)
 
Location. 36° 1.47′ N, 80° 21.37′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of South Stratford Road (U.S. 158) and Bryn Mawr Lane (North Carolina Highway 1115), on the right when traveling east on South Stratford Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fraternity Church of the Brethren (approx. mile away); The "Hattie Butner" (approx. 1 miles away); Philip and Johanna Hoehns (Hanes) House (approx. 2.1 miles away); McKnight's Meeting House (approx. 2.3 miles away); William Linville (approx. 3.2 miles away); William Johnson (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fries Manufacturing and Power Co. (approx. 3.7 miles away); Vogler-Reynolds House (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. NC Markers page. (Submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Wachovia Tract Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 22, 2012
2. Wachovia Tract Marker

2. Wachovia Tract map. (Submitted on February 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
3. NC History Project article. (Submitted on April 5, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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