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

Nissen Wagon Works

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
1. Nissen Wagon Works Marker
Inscription.  Begun in 1834 by John Nissen. By 1919, fifty wagons a day were produced. Sold in 1925. Was located here.
 
Erected by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-71.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 36° 4.13′ N, 80° 12.27′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of Waughtown Street and Marble Street, on the left when traveling east on Waughtown Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winston Salem NC 27107, 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. Colored Baptist Orphanage Home (approx. one mile away); Easton Neighborhood (approx. 1.2 miles away); Daniel Boone Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Home of Simon G. Atkins (approx. 1.9 miles away); Simon Green Atkins House (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Brothers' Spring and The African School (approx. 2 miles away); Simon G. Atkins
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By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
2. Nissen Wagon Works Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); North Carolina School of the Arts (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Also see . . .
1. OLD photo of Nissen Wagon Works. (Submitted on April 5, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
2. Nissen wagon. (Submitted on April 5, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Nissen Wagon Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
3. Nissen Wagon Works Marker
Nissen Wagon Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, February 3, 2012
4. Nissen Wagon Works Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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