Oldtown in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Store House, Shed and Lodging For Strangers 1754
"By evening our lodging place for strangers was finished. It is built of wide rails laid up like logs, and has a small fireplace, so that in case of need we can lodge two sick guests."
Bethabara Diary, February 9, 1754
Erected by Historic Bethabara Park.
Location. 36° 9.37′ N, 80° 18′ W. Marker is in Oldtown, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker can be reached from Bethabara Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Historic 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. Bake Oven 1753 (here, next to this marker); Hans Wagner Cabin 1752 (a few steps from this marker); Wash House 1754 Dwelling House/Cow House 1754 (a few steps from this marker); Tavern Well 1763 (a few steps from this marker); Sleeping Hall 1754 (a few steps from this marker); Bethabara Tavern 1757 (within shouting distance of this marker); First Village (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oldtown.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 328 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.