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

Reynolda Historic District

 
 
Reynolda Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
1. Reynolda Historic District Marker
Inscription.  The Reynolda Historic District was part of the country estate developed from 1912-1919 by Richard Joshua Reynolds and his wife, Katherine Smith Reynolds. Financed by the enormous wealth generated by Reynolds' tobacco industry, the estate was a farm community and the setting for Rynolda, the main house designed by architect Charles Barton Keen. Reynolda's garden's were designed by landscape architect Thomas W. Sears, and provided relaxation, food, and horticultural education. Today, the district serves as an educational, cultural, and commercial complex for the community, which is in keeping with the Reynolds' original plan. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
 
Erected 2005 by Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1980.
 
Location. 36° 7.528′ N, 80° 17.116′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Reynolda Road,
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on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wake Forest University (approx. ¼ mile away); Five Row at Reynolda (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reynolda House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Polo Fields At Reynolda (approx. ¾ mile away); Oak Crest Historic District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reynolda Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethabara (approx. 1.4 miles away); Boston Community (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
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Also see . . .
1. Reynolda Gardens. (Submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. Reynolda Village Shops & Restaurants. (Submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Reynolda Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
2. Reynolda Historic District Marker
Reynolda Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
3. Reynolda Historic District Marker
Reynolda Gardens entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
4. Reynolda Gardens entrance
Reynolda Gardens entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
5. Reynolda Gardens entrance
Reynolda Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
6. Reynolda Village
Reynolda Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
7. Reynolda Village
Reynolda Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
8. Reynolda Village
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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