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

Salem Academy and College

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
1. Salem Academy and College Marker
Inscription.  Moravian settlers in 1772 founded a school for girls, now a liberal arts college & academy. Campus is 1/2 mi. N.E.
 
Erected by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-106.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicColonial EraEducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1772.
 
Location. 36° 4.88′ N, 80° 14.44′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on S. Main St., on the right when traveling north. 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. Washington's Southern Tour (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Happy Hill (about 600 feet away); The Brothers' Spring and The African School (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina School of the Arts (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Official 4th of July Celebration in the United States (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Salem Historic District
Salem Academy and College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
2. Salem Academy and College Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Salem Concert Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Mickey Coffee Pot (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Also see . . .  Salem College Website. (Submitted on February 4, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Salem Academy and College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
3. Salem Academy and College Marker
Salem Academy and College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
4. Salem Academy and College Marker
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
5. Salem College
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
6. Old Salem
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 2, 2012
7. Old Salem
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 2, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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