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Bethania in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Great Wagon Road

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. Great Wagon Road Marker
Inscription. Frontier road from Pennsylvania to Georgia in 18th century. A major avenue for settlers of the N.C. backcountry. Passed near here.
 
Erected 1976 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-69.)
 
Location. 36° 10.924′ N, 80° 20.163′ W. Marker is in Bethania, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Bethania Rural Hall Rd. 0.1 miles east of Main St., on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bethania NC 27010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Grove School (approx. mile away); Bethania (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lord Cornwallis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Plank Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bethania Freedman's Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ancient Poplar Tree (approx. 2.5 miles away); Pfafftown (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethania.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on February 11, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made FeaturesRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
2. Great Wagon Road Marker
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
3. Great Wagon Road Marker
Great Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
4. Great Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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