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Advance in Davie County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Advance Academy

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
1. The Advance Academy Marker
Inscription.
The Advance Academy
Property deeded by F.M. Potts and Daniel Orrell in 1892
Academy established in 1893
Later became a public school operating until 1924
It is the largest Academy building still standing in Davie County

 
Location. 35° 56.63′ N, 80° 24.69′ W. Marker is in Advance, North Carolina, in Davie County. Marker is on Route 801 0.2 miles south of Cornatzer Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located just off the road in a parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Advance NC 27006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cokesbury School ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Johnson ( approx. 4.1 miles away); William Linville ( approx. 4.2 miles away); Philip and Johanna Hoehns (Hanes) House ( approx. 4.5 miles away); Fries Manufacturing and Power Co. ( approx. 4.7 miles away); McKnight's Meeting House ( approx. 5.3 miles away); Cooleemee ( approx. 5.4 miles away); The "Hattie Butner" ( approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
The Advance Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
2. The Advance Academy Marker
The Advance Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox
3. The Advance Academy Marker
The Advance Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 2, 2012
4. The Advance Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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