In memory of
Millard Quentin Plumblee
1906 - 1987
Born December 26, 1906 in Greenville County, SC.
Graduated from University of North Carolina in 1931.
Became . . . — — Map (db m220869) HM
Cedars Cemetery monuments dating prior to 1826 are observed while strolling through these hallowed grounds. Civil War soldiers of the "Milton Blues" are buried in a common grave. Maintained by the Woman's Club of Milton, who gave it the name "Cedars . . . — — Map (db m171801) HM
Built by Henry M. Clay, local mill owner, in the Federal style. Nicholas Meriwether Lewis purchased the home in 1830 and added the Greek Revival front portico and a parlor mantle and trim from the Thomas Day workshop. The large boxwoods were part of . . . — — Map (db m171792) HM
5. F.B. Jones General Merchandise
Purchased from the estate of Thomas James Jones, tinsmith, his father. There is a working elevator in the rear from early 20th century.
6. Bowers Butcher Shop
Also owned by F.B. Jones and used as . . . — — Map (db m220875) HM
1. W.S. Brandon General Merchandise
Last merchant was Dudley Brandon. The building was an early silent movie theater.
2. Lewis Walker Drugstore
Beautiful brown granite counters.
3. W.T. Oliver General Merchandise . . . — — Map (db m220876) HM
Built as Christ Episcopal Church in 1890 in Gothic architectural style. Deconsecrated and purchased by Milton Woman's Club Charter Members September 18, 1974. Maintained and used by the Club, the building is also a site for many civic and social . . . — — Map (db m171791) HM
Built by Asa Thomas, is the oldest structure in the town of Milton. It was built in the 1783. Romulus Saunders, Ambassador to Spain, once traded Longwood Plantation and 1500 acres to purchase Fairview in order to entertain dignitaries. Although . . . — — Map (db m171796) HM
Built for Jarvis Friou a French Huguenot and prominent businessman. A Federal style house with an added Victorian style ornate bracketed porch. Original to the house is the beautiful red Venetian glass transom and interior woodwork attributed to . . . — — Map (db m220874) HM
A Federal style house with emerging Greek Revival form built by John Wilson, merchant and planter. The interior contains late Federal trim from the Thomas Day workshop. The original brick kitchen and frame smoke house are in the rear. A later owner . . . — — Map (db m171779) HM
Barrels called Hogsheads were "prized," or filled, with tobacco or flour, rolled down to the Dan River and shipped on "Batteaux," which were flat-bottomed boats. Men who made hogsheads were called "Coopers."
This display is in honor of William . . . — — Map (db m171776) HM
First built as Watkins Dry Goods Store where clothing could be purchased. There was also a school room and you could buy books. Bought by Walter Lea Thomas in 1910 and operated by him and his sons as a general merchandise store and a post office . . . — — Map (db m220873) HM
Built by Dabney Cosby, construction protιgι of Thomas Jefferson. Served as a banking house and staff residence for 49 years, later Milton Post Office for 51 years, and thereafter a private resident. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places . . . — — Map (db m171775) HM
Queen Anne and Victorian style home built by David Patterson, a dry goods merchant from Ireland. Later home and office of noted physicians Dr. Charles Dodson and son, Dr. Henry Dodson who together provided medical care to the community from mid to . . . — — Map (db m171784) HM
The 20 room brick and wood Milton Hotel was a local landmark and the center of area social activity for over a century. During its life the hotel went by several names, including Gordon Hotel and Hotel Caswell. Originally a tavern on the stagecoach . . . — — Map (db m171773) HM
Woodside House, built in 1838 by Caleb Richmond, where General Ramseur recovered from wounds received in battles of Malvern Hill and Chancellorsville. Scene of his 28 October, 1863 marriage to his cousin Ellen Richmond. As Brigadier showed . . . — — Map (db m220879) HM
Built in 1845, the Oliver House is one of the four raised Greek cottages built in Milton for local merchants. It is a brick lower story with a famed upper story containing the main entrance.
The interior exhibits a center chimney with three . . . — — Map (db m220877) HM
One of the four raised Greek Revival cottages built in Milton for local merchants. Built for John Wooding who operated the Milton brickyard. Italianate porch Flemish bond basement, exterior end chimneys, and gable ends. Some trim and porch details . . . — — Map (db m220878) HM
On this lot was a 3 story brick building where the Burch family lived. On the first floor was a five and dime store and a one room school. It was bought by Walter Lea Thomas of Leasburg, torn down and rebuilt between 1914 and 1916 out of the . . . — — Map (db m171783) HM
Built by Robert Lewis Walker, who served in the North Carolina Senate from the 19th District. A two story brick Victorian with a detached kitchen. Living and dining rooms have original slate fire places painted to look like marble. Beautiful Ruby . . . — — Map (db m171795) HM
This elegant Victorian home was originally known as the Dr. Wilson House. Dr. Wilson served as a surgeon in the Confederate army and a physician in Milton. The 1880s expansion of the home features shingled gables, dental molding, decorative side . . . — — Map (db m220872) HM
This memorial is erected by the citizens of Caswell County with pride and grateful appreciation for the services of the Caswell boys who made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War. M.K.S.
John Barker Thacker . . . — — Map (db m171925) WM
In memory and honor of all those who served from Caswell County
Honor Service Valor Sacrifice
Prisoners of War
World War II
Brandon, Dudley Wilson
Byrd, Boyd Bryant
Gregory, Paul Allen
Grubbs, Joseph Elliott . . . — — Map (db m171924) WM
To the sons of Caswell County who served in the War of 1861-65 in answer to the call of their country
In whatever event that may face our national existence may God give us the will to do what is right, that, like our forefathers we may . . . — — Map (db m216383) WM
At age 27 convinced the Caswell County School Board to recognize Caswell County Training School as the first high school for African Americans
1932 - 1969: Principal of CCTS / Caswell County High School
1935: North Carolina . . . — — Map (db m171928) HM