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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Simon G. Atkins

1863-1934

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
1. Simon G. Atkins Marker
Inscription. Founded Slater Academy, now Winston-Salem State Univ.; president, 1892-1904, 1913-34. Religious and community leader. Lived one block west.
 
Erected by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-101.)
 
Location. 36° 5.53′ N, 80° 13.67′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Cromartie St., on the right when traveling south on S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winston-Salem State University (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Green Atkins House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Home of Simon G. Atkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tobacco Unionism (approx. half a mile away); Winston-Salem Chapter Of The Black Panther Party (approx. 0.6 miles away); 26th N.C. Regimental Band (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belews Street Neighborhood (approx. 0.7 miles away); East Winston Library (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Winston-Salem State University
Simon G. Atkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
2. Simon G. Atkins Marker
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Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on February 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Simon G. Atkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
3. Simon G. Atkins Marker
Simon G. Atkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
4. Simon G. Atkins Marker
Simon G. Atkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
5. Simon G. Atkins Marker
 
 
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