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

Wake Forest University

 
 
Wake Forest University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
1. Wake Forest University Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1834 in Wake County by N.C. Baptist Convention. Moved to Winston-Salem in 1956. (Marker Number J-50.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 36° 7.74′ N, 80° 17.232′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Reynolda Road and Wake Forest Road (off of Silas Creek Parkway), on the right when traveling north on Reynolda Road. Located at main entrance to Wake Forest University. 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. Five Row at Reynolda (approx. ¼ mile away); Reynolda Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Polo Fields At Reynolda (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reynolda House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethabara (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Dyer's and Potter's House 1782 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Krause-Butner Pottery Shop (approx. 1.8 miles away); Distiller's House 1803 (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
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Wake Forest University Marker & Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
2. Wake Forest University Marker & Entrance
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 WFU History. (Submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Wake Forest University entrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
3. Wake Forest University entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 422 times since then. Last updated on January 20, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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