Kernersville in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Stuart Motor Company
by Ned R. & Annabel Stuart
The Bldg. was originally opened as Kernersville's First Auto Showroom and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Due to the many Hats Ned Stuart wore serving the town it was used as: The First Hudson Essex & Ford Dealer, Office of the Fire Chief, Police Commissioner, Town Commissioner, Head of the School Board, Town Building Inspector and Civil Defense Warden in WWII.
The building served as a town meeting place for many civic groups in the early years. The Apts. above not only housed the Stuart Family. Ned, Annabel, sons Ned Jr. Y Robert, but served as the first homes for many of the town's founding Fathers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Roads & Vehicles • War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. 36° 7.18′ N, 80° 4.36′ W. Marker is in Kernersville, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on East Mountain Street, on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kernersville NC 27284, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Dobson's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Street Mural (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kerner Tannery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Historic Beeson's Crossroad Trading Post (approx. 2.8 miles away); Maynard Field (approx. 4½ miles away); Historic Oak Ridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); Jesse Benbow House (approx. 5 miles away); Charles Benbow House (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kernersville.
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