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Guilford at 250: The Town of Jamestown
March 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Older than Greensboro and High Point, the Town of Jamestown holds deep roots in Guilford County history. The area was settled by Quakers in 1752 who established grist and saw mills along the forks of the Deep River. By the time of the arrival of the North Carolina Railroad in 1856, others settled the community, including Methodists, freedmen, enslaved, and cotton mill workers.
Learn more about Guilford’s oldest community as Historic Jamestown Society’s Director Shawn Rogers reviews the history and architecture of this charming early Carolina Piedmont settlement. The Historic Jamestown Society was established in 1974, and interprets local history, It owns and operates Mendenhall Homeplace, a museum of Quaker history of the nineteenth century located at 603 West Main Street in Jamestown. One hour.
This Zoom event is free to the public as part of our year long celebration of Guilford County’s 250th birthday! Click the zoom link below and enter passcode: GSO250.