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R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium

 
 
R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 26, 2012
1. R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker
Inscription.  R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium were designed by Charles Barton Keen in the Neo-Classical Revival style and completed in 1923-1924. Made possible through the philanthropy of Katherine Smith Reynolds, wife of R. J. Reynolds, the complex is among the most significant high school and cultural facilities built in North Carolina during the first half of the 20th century. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
 
Erected 2002 by Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1991.
 
Location. 36° 6.08′ N, 80° 16′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on Hawthorne Rd. North, on the right when traveling north. Between Wiley Ave. & Angelo Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Calvin H. Wiley School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Children's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Silver Hill (approx.
R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 26, 2012
2. R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker
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0.3 miles away); Daniel Boone Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hotel Zinzendorf (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert M. Hanes (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert B. Glenn (approx. 0.8 miles away); African-American West End Area (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 26, 2012
3. R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker
R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 26, 2012
4. R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium Marker
R. J. Reynolds Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, January 26, 2012
5. R. J. Reynolds Auditorium
Just a snapshot of the auditorium (for now); doesn't do it justice.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 661 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 26, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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