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1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road

 
 
1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
1. 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker
Inscription. The most heavily traveled in Colonial America passed near here, linking areas from The Great Lakes to Augusta, GA. Laid out on animal and Native American Trading & Warrior Paths. Indian treaties aming NY, PA, VA and the Iroquois League of Five Nations in 1685 and 1722 opened Colonial Backcountry for peaceful settlement along this road of the Piedmont.
 
Erected by National Society Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 36° 9.4′ N, 80° 17.92′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethania Station Road and Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling south on Bethania Station Road. Touch for map. 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. Summerhouse 1759 (within shouting distance of this marker); New Tavern Well 1755 (within shouting distance of this marker); New Bethabara Tavern 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Gardens 1761 (within shouting distance of this marker); Tailor's Shop Addition and Well after 1766 (about
1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
2. 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Community Garden 1759 (about 300 feet away); Historic Bethabara Park 1753 (about 300 feet away); Community and Medical Gardens (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
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1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
3. 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker
1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 11, 2012
4. 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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