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Wake Forest University

 
 
Wake Forest University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Erected 1991 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. 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); Oak Crest Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Reynolda House
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Bethabara (approx. 1.1 miles away); Reynolda Park Neighborhood (approx. 1.2 miles away); Boston Community (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Also see . . .  WFU History. (Submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Wake Forest University Marker & Entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
2. Wake Forest University Marker & Entrance
Wake Forest University entrance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, January 6, 2012
3. Wake Forest University entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 20 times this year. 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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