Winston Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
First Sit-In Victory In North Carolina
Location. 36° 5.916′ N, 80° 14.669′ W. Marker is in Winston Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is on W. Fourth Street 0.1 miles east of NW Liberty Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Sign is across 4th St from a statue of a soldier. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Fourth St., Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); O'Hanlon's Office Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Forsyth County Men (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winston-Salem Rotary Club Safe Bus Company (about 600 feet away); The Honorable Willie Jones of Halifax (about 600 feet away); Thomas J. Wilson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of First House Erected in Winston (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. WFU and WSSU celebrate 40th anniversary of student sit-in. Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University honors student protesters. (Submitted on March 9, 2009.)
2. 50th Anniversary Event. includes names of other protestors (Submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2009, by Kelly M of Winston Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,648 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2009, by Kelly M of Winston Salem, North Carolina. 3. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.