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

Palisade Fort

1756-1763

 

(Reconstructed)

 
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
1. Palisade Fort Marker
Inscription. The only French and Indian War Fort in the Southeast reconstructed on its original site. This five-sided palisade was built around the central part of the community for protection from Indian aggression. A second fort was located at the Mill Site on Mill Creek. Fortunately, the Indians never attacked Bethabara.
 
Location. 36° 9.33′ N, 80° 17.86′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethabara Rd., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. in Bethabara Park. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Congregation Store 1759 & 1764 (here, next to this marker); Congregation Kitchen 1766 (a few steps from this marker); Pottery Shop 1755 (a few steps from this marker); Bell House (a few steps from this marker); Well 1763 (a few steps from this marker); Congregation Store Addition after 1766 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gemeinhaus 1756 (within shouting distance of this marker); Family House 1758 (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  Reconstructions - Bethabara Park website. (Submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
2. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
3. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
4. Palisade Fort Marker
Palisade Fort image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
5. Palisade Fort
Palisade Fort image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 25, 2012
6. Palisade Fort
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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