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

Boulders' House Lighting Project

Old Salem Museums & Gardens

 

— Salem, NC, 1766-2016 —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
1. Boulders' House Lighting Project Marker
Inscription.  As part of the 250th anniversary of Salem celebration, Old Salem Museums & Gardens collaborated with Norman Coates and Jack Miller of the UNC School of the Arts to create this lighting project on the site of the Builders' House, the first building erected in Salem in 1766
 
Erected 2016 by Old Salem Museums & Gardens; Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County; Duke Energy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1766.
 
Location. 36° 5.458′ N, 80° 14.639′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Brookstown Avenue just west of Old Salem Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 390 S Liberty St, Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Builders' House (here, next to this marker); The Plank Road Comes to Salem (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mickey Coffee Pot (about 300 feet away); Salem Town Hall (about 400 feet away); Schmidt Blacksmith Shop (1768)
Boulders' House Lighting Project image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 23, 2021
2. Boulders' House Lighting Project
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(about 400 feet away); Salem Concert Hall (about 500 feet away); The Historic Brookstown Inn (about 500 feet away); Salem Cotton Manufacturing Company and Arista Cotton Mill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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